Commonwealth Park, Canberra

4.4
#9 of 23 in Parks in Canberra
Animated yet easygoing, the lush expanse of land that is Commonwealth Park contains a number of trails and paths, as well as some verdant fields for relaxing and picnicking. A small pond and other water features are complemented by some picturesque views of the National Gallery and National Library. The park also boasts several prominent memorials and monuments. Make Commonwealth Park part of your personalized Canberra itinerary using our Canberra trip generator.
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  • August 12, 2017
    Historically used for major community events and activities by the Lake. Lots of space with a couple of popular playgrounds and the opportunity to get a warm drink in winter or a cold drink or ice cre...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    Make sure you have enough time to look around this park and enjoy the beautiful views of the lake and the facilities. Commonwealth park has the Floriade Festival every year when the park is transforme...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    This glorious park is on the shore of Lake Burley Griffin and not only provides fantastic walking and bike riding opportunities but on a clear day some of the photographic spots around. Plenty of area...  more »
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  • Wonderful park with lots of hidden and cosy areas. Great place for walks or bike rides. By the lake or near the ponds. great little "castle" where kids look after themselves and parents can just relax.
  • Great park by the lake! There are fun activities for kids and it is an all-round family friendly environment, good for walks or picnics.
  • Gorgeous sights. Looks especially beautiful on a clear, sunny day, but there's a quiet, broody charm to it on overcast days as well.
  • Beautiful gardens all year round and there are often waterbirds nesting in nerang pool. Kids enjoyed the castle themed playground but it is a little scary for patents (you lose line of sight). Could be more seating near the park.
  • Love running around the lake every day. Great scenery.

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