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A real star in the Summertime, Elston Park is a favourite among locals and visitors alike! Find out everything available at this local gem and plan your perfect day out.

The Dubbo Region has room to roam, run and most importantly reconnect! With exciting playgrounds, stunning gardens and reserves, plus landscapes perfect for all sporting passions. Today we are featuring everyone's favourite free water park - Elston Park.

Located in the heart of Dubbo, the park includes a playground, expansive lawn areas, shelters, free electric BBQs, public amenities and the ever popular (and free) water play area.

Elston Water Park is perfectly designed for little hands and feet and operates 8.00am to 8.00pm during the warmer months. There are a variety of sprayers and bubbling water features ideal for toddlers and young children to interact with, and the generous shade sails keep the play area cool during the hot Summer days.

Just a short walk from Elston Park is Short Street Store, ideal for a delicious lunch time refuel after enjoying the park - their signature babycinos and delicious milkshakes are sure to bring a smile to the little one's faces!

Or if you want more to explore a few minutes stroll will take you to the Region's heart of art and culture - The Western Plains Cultural Centre. You can explore the Museum and Gallery in air conditioned comfort to break up a hot Summer day. Top tip - the kids will love exploring and inspecting the 1950s school room!