The Rock


Set at the foot of the towering Rock Hill Nature Reserve, The Rock is a pretty town and the eastern gateway to Lockhart Shire. An easy drive along Olympic Highway, The Rock is only 25 kilometres south of Wagga Wagga and 96 kilometres north of Albury.

The wide, park like main thoroughfare, and the visual domination of the majestic The Rock Hill frames the character of the town.

Walk along the The Avenue of Honour where the line of pretty Kurrajongs were planted in honour of the many soldiers from the district who served in World War One. Each tree represents a soldier.

Enjoy lunch in one of the pretty parks, complete with play equipment, picnic benches and toilets, wander around the fantastic antique shop or take a drive to the impressive Rock Hill Nature Reserve where a wide variety of fauna and flora abound.

Quick Facts

The Rock is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Lockhart  in New South Wales, it is located approximately 405kms from the capital Sydney and extends over an area of 286.537 square kilometres. The Rock has a recorded population of 1236 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Sydney.

If you are planning a visit to The Rock we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know The Rock and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.