Bushman's Hill

Visit the site of one of Parkes' first gold mines, which operated over 100 years ago. Bushman's Hill is an enjoyable place to take a walk, with walking tracks to the top of the hill passing by some interesting historical relics.

Access the Hill via the Newell Highway near the Visitor Information Centre, or from Wentworth Street.

The site is also home to the Wiradjuri Ampitheatre and Garradyang Garden. The Garradyang Cultural Garden was designed by local landscape designer, Elizabeth Briton, the garden showcases plants commonly used by the Wiradjuri people in their day to day life for food, medicine, tool making and other purposes. The design and choice of plants was overseen by a working group compromising local Wiradjuri residents and council staff passionate about raising awareness for Wiradjuri history and culture.