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Welcome to Walking in Parkes.

This site is for locals and visitors alike who love walking (or need to find a love for walking). The aim is to progressively add interesting walks that will encourage us to enjoy all that the region has to offer.

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Bushman Street

An opportunity to build your walking stamina.

Do you have a favourite walking track we should include?

The Walks

Seven walks added to Walking in Parkes already.  Then there’ll be eight, nine, ten … they will need organising.

The walks are grouped under four categories:

Plus some ideas for getting active:

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CSIRO Radio Telescope Open Day

Originally posted on Cherrie Zell:
I’m old enough to be one of the “We called it the telescope” brigade. It was a little confusing to this little girl because it didn’t look like other telescopes. This weekend, the CSIRO held an open day at their Parkes Radio Telescope. Mum and I headed out as early…

The Impact of Apollo

A lot’s happening along the main street and around the CBD, all because it’s the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The local council has been adding to the public art on offer, a few temporary installations just for the weekend as well as extensions to the outdoor galleries of wall art. Time to …

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