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Address: Mount Franklin Road, Canberra 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6205 0044

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Mt Franklin is reached by driving west from Canberra towards Cotter then taking the road to Brindabella, then turning left at Piccadilly Circus on the top of the range. From just... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 September 2014
Vikingolly

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Bywong
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

A magical place where human endeavour for thousands of years is on display. A wealth of knowledge is available and the traveller who avails themselves of this information will be rewarded when they visit. The protection of this now important catchment area is somehow totally in keeping with the protection of its obvious wilderness value. Fire restoration works carried out... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

Mt Franklin is reached by driving west from Canberra towards Cotter then taking the road to Brindabella, then turning left at Piccadilly Circus on the top of the range. From just before here, the road is gravel, but safe for 2WD cars. Mt Franklin used to be a ski area, and had one of the most divine two story timber... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

Canberra's eary-access snow field. Every time it snows here, the locals drive up to Mt Franklin to play in the snow. It is also easily accessible during the summer where you can go on bushwalks and see the alpine flora and fauna.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2013

Mt Franklin is the site of a chalet which was built by the Canberra Alpine Club in 1938 and burned in the disastrous bushfires of 2003. All that is there now is the footings of the original chalet, a roofed picnic shelter with some information about the site and some walks around the disused ski runs. The toilet block is... More 

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