Protected areas of Australian Capital Territory

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The Australian Capital Territory as of 2014 contains 46 separate protected areas with a total land area of 1,302 km2 (503 sq mi) or 55.5% of the territory's area, and which managed by Territory and Municipal Services of the ACT government:[1][2]

Protected areas of the Australian Capital Territory[edit]

Botanic gardens[edit]

National parks[edit]

Nature Reserves[edit]

As of 2020, a total of 47 nature reserves are listed as part of the National Reserve System with a total area of 249.80 square kilometres (96.45 square miles).[2] As of 2015, 33 of these nature reserves have been grouped together under the name Canberra Nature Park.[3]

Wilderness zone[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "About us, Territory and Municipal Services". ACT Government. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Terrestrial CAPAD 2020 ACT summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2020. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2020. Retrieved 31 March 2022.
  3. ^ "Canberra Nature Park". ACT Government, Territory and Municipal Services. Retrieved 15 September 2015.

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