Last updated 12Aug23

Foresters Hut

Foresters Hut is a structure located a few hundred metres up the hill via management trail behind the Yankee Hat car park in the Namadgi National Park.

Location: GR 55H FA 78526-41048 (MGA94), Yaouk 8626-2N 1:25000

Foresters Hut, July 2007

Visits: 12 Aug 23, 27 May 19, 26 Mar 16, 14 Jun 14, , 21 Apr 12, 13 Jul 10, 16 Jun 09, 21-22 Jul 07, 21 Jun 06

Photographs are available.


• KHA Namadgi database (private source). Site 247. The ACT Forest Huts were built in 1966 for the plantation of the Boboyan Pine Forest. Site consists of a small hut (former lunch shelter), a bulldozer shed, and a rainwater tank.

Gudgenby: A register of archaeological sites in the proposed Gudgenby National Park, J H Winston-Gregson MA thesis, ANU, 1978. Site GR4. See extracts of the relevant pages in the photos above.

• Signage in hut: The small Forestry Hut was built in 1966 for the planting of the Boboyan Pine Forest ans was used by the forestry gang at lunch and other times for shelter. The larger building was constructed at the same time as a machinery shed to house the bulldozer.

• ACT Heritage Register: See here.