Located approximately 30km to the west of Parkes, Bogan Gate has a population of approximately 250 people.
Bogan Gate is derived from the local Aboriginal word meaning "the birthplace of a notable headman of the local tribe".
The village lies on the Sydney - Broken Hill rail line, and it is the junction for the Trundle Tottenham Branch line.
Bogan Gate is a progressive little village with services including a General Store/Newsagency, takeaway, Hotel/Motel with postal services, school and police station.
The Bogan Gate Hotel/Motel offers affordable, quality accommodation with counter meals available for lunch and dinner most days. Phone: 02 6864 1106
Bogan Gate Arts and Crafts is housed in the old Railway Station building, and is open Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 4.30pm and other times by appointment. Phone Ian McCue (02) 6864 1254
A great rest stop for the weary traveller is Burrawang Park, where you will find a children's playground and BBQ facilities. The nine hole golf course and night-lit tennis courts also provide some great recreation options.
Tumbling Downs Olive Grove also provides a farm gate experience by appointment. Phone Shelley Nutley on 0428 738 172.