There are two old wells located at the picnic site at the foot of the rock, good walks are to be enjoyed over the rock outcrop. Old Railway Dam and Granite Outcrop Built during the early days of railway in the Shire, the Railway Dam is situated 2 kilometres east of Bruce Rock. The dam draws water from a series of channels built on a large granite outcrop nearby. The railway dam now provides an interesting walk through bushland on the main natural stone-lined channel up to a granite outcrop, providing views of the town and surrounding farmland. Federation Amphitheatre and Sculpture Park Opened in October 2001, this outdoor theatre seats up to 800 people. Designed and built entirely by the people of Bruce Rock, it has been host to many events, concerts, weddings and private functions. Centennial Mosaic Pathway Check out the Mosaic Pathway commissioned in 2013 to commemorate the town’s centennial. Comprising of 417 slabs, the pathway celebrates the Shire of Bruce Rock’s early settlers, community members, local businesses and sporting clubs. Bruce Rock War Memorial Gardens Visit Bruce Rock’s display of war memorials dedicated to various groups and organisations that have devoted their lives to serving our
country. The memorials were installed in conjunction with our Back to the Bush Veterans Reunion held annually in November. Bruce Rock Museum Located on Johnson Street, the museum contains a comprehensive collection of memorabilia. To the rear of the museum you will find an original one room school house and a replica mud brick settler’s cottage from pioneering farm days. Machinery Museum Opposite the Bruce Rock Museum, the Machinery and Motor Museum houses working farm machinery, a vintage car and a steam traction engine - all from local historical times. Upcoming events Back to the Bush Veterans Reunion 2-9 November 2020 Bruce Rock and Districts Agricultural Show September 2021 (Biennial event) Bruce Rock Visitor Information Centre 42 Johnson Street
Bruce Rock has a number of interesting places to visit, including Bruce’s Rock, Kokerbin Rock, Shackleton Lakes and the Ardath Hotel. Bruce Rock provides an excellent base with ample parking and rest areas running the length of the main street, making it easy to explore the surrounding regions, both within the Shire and further throughout the Central Wheatbelt region.
Places of interest Kokerbin Rock
Covering 9 hectares and rising 122 metres above the ground, Kokerbin Rock is Australia’s 3rd largest monolith. Situated 40 kilometres north-west of Bruce Rock, it is a great place for a picnic, with BBQ facilities and toilets. Kwolyin Campsite Extensively upgraded in 2013 this free campsite includes camp kitchen, gas BBQs, shaded picnic facilities, water supply and public facilities, making it ideal for large groups to stay a few days and explore the area’s spectacular natural attractions. For more information contact the Shire. Bruce’s Rock Named after Sandalwooder, John Rufus Bruce, who used the outcrop as his depot in 1869.
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1 Caravan park playground 2 Centennial Mosaic Pathway 3 Enjoy views of Kokerbin Rock 4 Back to the Bush Veterans Reunion 5 Tranquil Wheatbelt vistas 6 Aquatic Centre & Caravan Park 4 5 6