Crossing a bridge with weeping willows

Commonwealth Park

Take a walk or have a picnic on the lawns in this beautifully landscaped park in the city, right on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin.

You'll find interesting sculptures, hidden walks and tranquil ponds with the park's 34.5 hectares.

For four weeks each spring Commonwealth Park welcomes Floriade, Australia's largest spring festival. The park also hosts many colourful outdoor concerts and events at other times.

Wether you're with family, friends or just taking some time out alone, Commonwealth Park is a beautiful place to be any time of year.

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Open all hours

ENTRY COST

Free entry

DISABLED ACCESS

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TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER RATING

Ranked #40 of 128 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor

TRIPADVISOR TRAVELER REVIEWS

Floriade & kids play ground

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Awesome for kids to hang around. Holds floriade every year. Beautiful flower festival celebrating arrival of spring

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Amazing play area - go out of your way to visit!

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This is a review of the fantastic play area at Commonwealth Park which we took our children to this weekend. We had half an hour to spend on the way to the railway museum and googled for good...

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A great park, we love the rock castle.

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A little bit of something for everyone here. In Summer our Family spend quite a bit of time here. Kayaking on the lake, riding around the waters edge, attending festivals and markets in the...

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ADDRESS

Parkes, Canberra City, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, 2601

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FEATURES

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Car park
  • Coach Parking
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area