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Gates are open again for the worst-hit areas of Namadgi



Mt Tennent (at right) leading to the Naas Valley in Namadgi National Park, most of which is reopening Friday. Photo: ACT Parks and Conservation Service.

Namadgi National Park has come a long way since more than 80 per cent of it was left devastated by the Orroral Valley fire. This Friday (9 April), most of the closed areas will re-open well ahead of the original timeline of September 2023, including some areas worst hit in January and February last year.

However, the Yankee Hat Rock Art Site remains closed as ACT Parks and Conservation Service rangers work on upgrades to the site with the Ngunnawal people. The Orroral Campground and some surrounding roads also remain closed.

The areas re-opening include:

  • Mt Tennant and the Australian…

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