Goobang National Park

New South Wales

Bushwalking, mountain biking and 4WD touring are some of the activities that can be enjoyed here, and for those who wish to stay a little longer there are a number of bush campsites. Keep your eye out for Wiradjuri sites, such as open camp sites, stone arrangements and axe grinding grooves while exploring.

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1. CSIRO Parkes Observatory

11.46 MILES

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2. Peak Hill Gold Mine

16.41 MILES

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3. Parkes Aviation Museum

20.29 MILES

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4. Henry Parkes Centre

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