Weddin Mountains Region
Parks & Gardens
Visitors and residents of the Weddin Mountains Region can enjoy beautiful gardens and excellent facilities including parks and playgrounds throughout the area. The Endemic Garden located on the Midwestern Highway (near the Grenfell hospital) features plants native to the Grenfell area including rare and unique endemic native plants. The Wallangreen Sculpture Garden is also a drawcard for visitors to the region.
Spaces & Facilities - The Weddin Mountains Region
Grenfell and the surrounding villages have a range of parks and reserves offering public spaces and facilities for visitors. Most settlements offer places for picnics and recreation with playgrounds, barbecues and toilets making the ideal location for a travel stop.
Grenfell’s Arboretum Park on Cross Street has a designated dog off leash area. Proctor Park in Short Street is the home to the Girl Guides Hall and is a quiet spot close to Grenfell's Main Street. Rotary Park in South Street provides undercover play equipment as well as barbecues and seating. Taylor Park is in Weddin Street and is Grenfell's premier park located close to the CBD. Taylor Park has barbecues, undercover play equipment, a beautiful rotunda and paths around the rose gardens. Vaughn Park in Melyra Street is next to the Grenfell Public Swimming Pool and skate park. The park has undercover seating, fencing around the roadside of the play equipment as well as a small bike track. Public toilets are available in Rotary, Taylor and Vaughn Parks.
The Grenfell Aquatic Centre is well worth a visit and includes a 50m pool, program pool, splash pad for little ones and full modern amenities. The aquatic centre is located at the Corner of Melyra and Forbes Streets. Quandialla Pool is also an ideal place to cool off or grab some exercise.
Grenfell boasts excellent sporting grounds such as Stan McCabe Oval, Lawson Oval, and the R.B Bembrick Rugby Union Grounds. The Grenfell Country Club has a beautiful 18-hole golf course (where you will also find native animals basking in the sunshine) and several tennis courts. The Grenfell Bowling Club has first class lawn bowling greens, netball and basketball courts and squash courts.