PARKS and GARDENS
Avoca Chinese Garden
'Garden of Fire and Water"
Out of the fertile soil in Avoca a Chinese garden has been cultivated in the Old Sale Yards.
This garden is a contemporary Chinese garden in Australia. As such it represents the important contribution the Chinese people made in the early settlement of Avoca and in particular on the gold fields.
Guided Tours available.
Book at the Avoca Information Centre
Situated in the median strip at the northern end of town, the Pyrenees Garden was designed to represent the Pyrenees ranges and features the towns, tracks, rivers and mounts found throughout the ranges.The garden was officially opened in February 2011 by the children of Avoca as part of the 150th celebrations.
Map of the Pyrenees Garden
Pyrenees State Forest
The Pyrenees Ranges offers visitors a wonderful mix of natural and cultural history with spectacular views, rugged mountain ranges, abundant wildlife, a rich mix of wildflowers and historic sites. The main attractions of the forest are the Waterfalls Picnic Area, Governor Rock Lookout and the Pyrenees Endurance Walk.
Avoca Skate Park
The Avoca Skate Park was a project of the Youth Council and can be found in Dundas St on the Avoca River Flats.
Avoca Lions Park
The Lions Club Park is situated on the banks of the Avoca River on the Pyrenees Highway near the bridge. There are barbeque facilities, public toilets and room for caravans.
Vinoca Road Pound Reserve
Situated 3km from town along Vinoca Rd as you head to Blue Pyrenees and Mount Avoca, Pound Reserve is a tranquil spot to enjoy the beauty of the Pyrenees.
Avoca & District Landcare redeveloped the reserve in 2012 and have planted over 100 trees and shrubs, refenced the site and built a shelter which will soon have basic picnic facilities