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There are two tracks that lead to Black Mountain summit. I did the one starting behind the CSIRO on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
noise246
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Sydney, Australia
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Great park at the peninsula

Great park for toddlers and lots of Bushland to explore. Plenty of parking and an easy place to... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2018
LucyinOZ
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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are two tracks that lead to Black Mountain summit. I did the one starting behind the CSIRO on Frith Rd as I wasn’t aware of the other one. It turns out that the one I did is steeper and more difficult, and believe me,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank noise246
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Great park for toddlers and lots of Bushland to explore. Plenty of parking and an easy place to meet up with large groups for a picnic get together.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank LucyinOZ
Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

If you want to see the best views Canberra the Nations capital has to offer then Black mountain national park is the place to visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bestlifematt
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

This is a hidden gem just 4kms below the black mountain look out. You could easily spend a few hours here with young children. The play equipments are new, clean and expansive. BBQs are all functional and clean. Clean Toilets near by and I paddle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BT2408
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We drove to the top of black mountain where the Telstra Tower is located. Although the Tower entry was quite cheap ($7.50 for adults), don't miss some of the free lookouts off the road on the way to the top. The parking area closest to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ReneeS1024
Reviewed 14 July 2018

A great place to view all of Canberra and the surrounding suburbs with some nice walks and lookouts.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank PeteC166a
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

When visiting Canberra or hosting it is worth a trip to the top of Black Mountain. The nature walks are worth taking for the adventurous and the free car park at the top provides an easy stroll to the tower. The tower hosts (the revolving...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Canberrascooter
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The area was very dry but lovely to walk through. Saw one elegant tiny orchid that made my day. I did not quite go to the top since I was looking at vegetation and birds. The path was easy to follow and views along the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Kciff
Reviewed 2 April 2018

The views from the top of Black Mountain are amazing. Pay $7 pp to go to the top of the Telstra Tower and you get incredible views of Canberra and beyon.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank SueSydney2014
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

My favourite part about this tower is the wildlife. You can see kangaroos and a great view of Canberra.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank penguinmeadow
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