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Find Yourself… in Amazing Forbes

Nestled on the Lachlan River in the heart of the Lachlan Valley, our historic town has magnificent heritage buildings, rich history and gold rush past, a stunning natural environment and unique local attractions. With an extensive range of places to explore, eat, stay and shop you’ll wish you had planned to stay a little longer. 

Relax and take in the sights of beautiful Lake Forbes, offering walking and cycle tracks to enjoy abundant birdlife, shaded picnic areas, BBQ facilities, play grounds and Free 48hr RV rest area. Don’t miss our myriad of sculptures and learn about the Wiradjuri people and their captivating culture at the Wiradjuri Dreaming Centre. McFeeter’s Motor Museum is a must for motor enthusiasts and the Forbes Museum is a hidden gem which will inspire you to seek out the legacy of Ben Hall; visit the site where he was shot, and his final resting place.

Take a long, long weekend

Goodbye two-day weekend, hello long, long weekend!

We are so excited to welcome visitors to Amazing Forbes where there is so much to see and do

Take the boat out at Forbes Ski Dam
Relax by Lake Forbes
Explore the Town Centre and Heritage Trail
Fish at the Lachlan River
Get back to nature at Gum Swamp Wetlands

See Sculpture Down the Lachlan including the big Goanna Sculpture ‘Gugaa’ and the Amazing Sign

Enjoy!

READ ABOUT FORBES

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN FORBES

Forbes NSW Offical Visitor Guide

Read about all the things to see, do and discover

Amazing Events

See our exciting calendar of upcoming events

HAVE YOU READ OUR BLOG?

Planning you next trip to Amazing Forbes? Get inspired by reading up on our latest blog posts which feature all the amazing things to see and do, local producers, events and more.

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