Macquarie River

This majestic river flows through Narromine and Trangie, providing fantastic opportunities for fishing, water-skiing, canoeing, swimming and other water-based activities.

Fishing along the Macquarie River is particularly good, with over 22,000 Silver Perch and Murray Cod fingerlings released into the river within the Narromine Shire each year.

Rotary Park – centrally located in Narromine, this site provides great picnic and fishing opportunities. (fishing, water-skiing, picnic spot, fully fenced playground, toilets, boat ramp, undercover BBQ, garbage bins and fenced unleashed dog run)

Macks Reserve (travelling stock reserve) – approx 5km from Narromine on Old Warren Rd (swimming, fishing, picnic spot, garbage facilities, small boat access) There are no toilet facilities and no camping or motorbike riding is permitted.

Turkey Farm Reserve – approx 10km from Narromine on Old Warren Rd (swimming, fishing, small boat access, garbage bin)

Gin Gin Weir Reserve – approx 35km from Narromine on Old Warren Rd (fishing, small boat access, picnic spot, garbage bins, pit toilets)

Gin Gin Bridge Reserve (travelling stock reserve) – approx 35km from Narromine on Old Warren Rd, with entrance from Collie Rd. This reserve is an excellent fishing site. (swimming, fishing. There are no toilet facilities and no camping or motorbike riding is permitted.

Timbrebongie Reserve (travelling stock reserve) – approx 11km from Narromine on Burroway Rd. This reserve has a beautiful beach, however the road into the reserve is rough. (swimming, fishing, picnic spot). There are no toilet facilities and no camping or motorbike riding is permitted.

Webbs Reserve (travelling stock reserve) – approx 5km from Narromine on the Mitchell Highway. This reserve has plenty of good fishing areas. (swimming, fishing, picnic spot, beaches, garbage bins). There are no toilet facilities and no camping or motorbike riding is permitted.

Please note: Camping is not permitted at any of these river reserves.

Wetlands

Take time to experience the tranquillity of the Narromine Wetlands. Located on the Narromine/Tullamore Road, just on the outskirts of town the wetlands provide the idea place for a quiet picnic or a brisk walk.

This natural storm water catchment area has been reconstructed to act as a filter for incoming runoff and provides a perfect habitat for an abundance of birds, frogs and other wetland inhabitants.

Narromine Rotary Club and Narromine Shire Council have worked in partnership to enhance facilities at the wetlands and the area is now a popular location for locals and visitors alike.

 

Macquarie River Trails

The Macquarie Valley in the heart of New South Wales is one of the State’s - and indeed Australia’s - best kept secrets, until now.

The Macquarie River Trails are designed to let you explore the many attractions and treasures of this rich farming region, one that is blessed with a wonderful, vibrant river, friendly people and a laid back country lifestyle.

As the slogan says, this is your chance to ‘Relax, Recover, Unwind and Discover’.

There are multiple trails for you to pick and choose from to create a lifetime of memories as you meander through our region – let the river be your tour guide.

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