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.

Recently added

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:


Organised Walk – Landcare Walk and Wellness Morning

I haven’t seen many organised walks around town. There are always a few people walking together, but rarely an event publicised as open to the public. So when one comes along, it’s time to get on-board. When: Saturday 12 October, starting at 8am. Where: Starts at Cooke Park near the Elvis statue. The local Landcare …

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…

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