Modern Mining Trail

Parkes - Orange - West Wyalong - Cobar

Parkes Visitor Information Centre

Henry Parkes Centre
Newell Highway Parkes, NSW, 2870

Free Call: 1800 624 365
T: (02) 6862 6000


  • Servicing Parkes, Peak Hill, Tullamore, Trundle and Bogan Gate.
  • Open 7 Days, on-site parking for long vehicals, 24hr tourism information touch screen.
  • Located within the Henry Parkes Centre featuring 4 unique museums including the Elvis Exhibit, Parkes Motor Museum, Henry Parkes Museum and Pioneer.
  • Bookings & Information for Northparkes Mines & Peak Hill Open Cut Experience.

Orange Visitor Information Centre

Corner Byng St and Peisley St
Orange, NSW, 2800

Free Call: 1800 069 466
T: (02) 6393 8226


  • Open 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week (Except Christmas Day).
  • A wide range of local produce, craft, books and souvenirs.
  • Coffee and tea available
  • Information for Newcrest Mining's Site tour is available.
  • Information on local historic mining areas is available.

West Wyalong Visitor Information Centre

89-91 Main Street
West Wyalong, NSW, 2671

T: (02) 6972 3645
F: (02) 6972 2145


  • Servicing West Wyalong, Barmedman, Tallimba, Ungarie, Mirrool, Weethalle and Naradhan.
  • Advanced bookings & information for the fortnightly Bland Shire Heritage and Gold Tour must be made by contacting Mal Carnegie at The Lake Cowal Conservation Centre on 0418 370 927 or by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Cobar Visitor Information Centre

Barrier Highway
Cobar, NSW, 2835

T: (02) 6836 2448


  • Cobar's history under one roof
  • Open 7 days.
  • Friendly information staff who provide great service.
  • Local brochures & mud maps.
  • Local souvenirs.
  • Local history books.