Parks and reserves

Find out about the many parks and reserves in the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, including Hammond Park, Centennial Park, Kingsbury Park and Karlkurla Bushland Park.

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Our parks and reserves

The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder boasts many well-kept parks and reserves. With a high number of young families residing here, most streets have a local park within walking distance.

There are also many great ‘hidden’ picnic and camping spots located around the City.

Our parks and reserves are available for hire.  Visit the the Venue and facility hire section for more information.

Park closing times

Loopline Park

October to March - 9:00am to 7:00pm
April to September - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hammond Park

October to March - 9:00am to 7:00pm
April to September - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Kingsbury Park

October to April
8:00am to 9:00pm Sunday to Thursday
8:00am to 10:00pm Friday and Saturday;
 
May to September
9:00am to 8:00pm Sunday to Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm Friday and Saturday

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Hammond Park

Hammond Park is the jewel of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder's parks and reserves crown. The 2-hectare park is largest in the City, located at Memorial Drive and Lyall Street.

The well-shaded park is a relaxing and enjoyable environment, and many groups and organisations use the park every year.

There are 2 separate barbeque areas, with sheltered seating available for hire, and a large gazebo. These are suitable for functions, parties, barbeques, christenings, wedding and other community events.

The park is a popular venue for family groups and especially children, with outstanding play equipment—including a miniature Bavarian castle made out of local gemstones, which is open daily.

There is a large duck pond with a variety of fish and birds, and several aviaries for visitors of all ages.

The park is also home to a variety of native animals—including kangaroos, emus and many species of birds—which can be easily seen by the public.

Facilities at the park include:

  •  Toilets
  •  Play equipment
  •  Wheelchair access
  •  Drinking fountain
  •  Barbecue pits
  •  Gazebo/shelter.

Note: Vehicles are not permitted on the grounds unless prior approval has been granted by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder, and vehicles allowed to enter are to stay on the gravel track. Requests for vehicular access are to be made when booking the venue.

Event organisers must be careful not to damage or make alterations to the heritage-listed rotunda.
Hammond-Park-Brochure.pdf
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Centennial Park

Centennial Park, on Hannan Street, has a large grassed area and a playground that is used by many families. It has a total are of 1.0 hectares.

The park is home to a sound shell, which is used throughout the year for popular events such as:

  • Sunset at the Soundshell—the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s popular outdoor             concert series
  • Carols by Candlelight
  • Christmas in the Park
  • Australia Day Celebrations
  • Community Concert
  • Numerous school concerts.

It is also the start of the 2 popular walking trails in the City:

  •  10,000 Steps Walking Trail
  •  Kokoda Walking Trail.

Facilities at the park include:

  •  Toilets
  •  Play equipment
  •  Barbecue pits.

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Kingsbury Park

Another popular park with families is Kingsbury Park, located at the corner of MacDonald Street and Wilson Street in central Kalgoorlie.

The 1-hectare park is ideal for young children and youth, with a skate park, playground and open areas for their families to enjoy.

The skate park is the venue for the annual skating competition, run by the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder’s Youth Council.

Facilities at the park include:

  •  Toilets
  •  Play equipment
  •  Drinking fountain
  •  Basketball 1/4 court
  •  Barbecue pits.

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Karlkurla Bushland  Park

Karlkurla Bushland Park is a nature reserve for locals who enjoy bushwalking and observing the native flora and fauna. It lies on the boundary of the Hannans suburb in the north of the City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder.
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