On the banks of the beautiful Lachlan River.
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The site is maintained by Western Plains Regional Development Inc.
In the 2006 Census (held on 8th August 2006), there were 2,847 resident of Condobolin.
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Condobolin is located in NSW's Central West and is 99km west of Parkes and 463km west of Sydney.
Things to do and attractions to see.
Gumbend Lake, 4km west is a small artificial waterway created for boating, swimming and water skiing. It is surrounded by 40ha of landscaped grounds and there are free picnic and camping facilities including barbeques, showers and toilets.
Visit the Railway Museum
For bookings ring WPRD on 02 68 953301
The Lachlander Local News Paper Museum
All welcome Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm
6:30am - 8:00am for laps Monday to Friday
10:30am - 7:30pm Monday to Saturday
9:00am - 7:30pm Sunday
Willow Bend Sports Centre.
Opening times:- Monday - Thursday 11:30am - 1:30pm & 2:30pm - 8:30pm
Friday- 11:30am - 1:30pm & 2:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday- 9:30am - 12:30pm
Sunday- CLOSED. No morning openings.
Fit for Life , Monday, Wednesday & Friday @ 11:30am
Boot Camp, Thursday night @ 6pm. Great for all fitness levels.
Memorial Town Park .
The Town park offers an undercover play area for children, picnic tables and toilets.
It also has been known to be a good fishing area for the locals.
A war monument is located at the entrance of the Park also at the park is a WWI cannon.
Drive up Reservoir Hill and experience the fine views of the town and surrounds.
The cemetery, 2km north on the Boona Road, at the corner of Maitland Street has memorials to early pioneers and a recently restored Chinese section which is of some interest. A booklet called "A History of the Chinese in Condobolin" is available from the newsagency.
It is a strenuous climb to the summit of Mt Tilga but the views of the Lachlan Valley make the effort worthwhile. Mt Tilga is located north of Condobolin along the Melrose Road, and it is signposted.
Sign To Mt Tilga
40km West, adjacent to the Lachlan Valley Way, is an Aboriginal burial site of some historic importance known as the "King Grave". It is believed that one of the Lachlan tribal chiefs was interned here. The site predates 1817 when John Oxley encountered it. The burial mount was surrounded by some carved trees, functionally equivalent to totem poles. Today there is a rock monument. The trees have, unfortunately, been removed to other locations and have now been replaced by rough replicas. The site is signposted to the right if you are heading west from Condobolin.
The Lachlan River around Condobolin is a popular fishing spot with large cod, perch and catfish to be had. There is a weir near the eastern entrance to town at the southern end of May Street. There is some fine fishing downstream of the weir.
Telephone: (02) 6895 3301 for further information.
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WESTERN PLAINS REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT INC.
18 William Street Condobolin
(02) 6895 3301
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