Country Scene – Ophir Road
Ophir (pronounced ‘o-fa’ as in sofa) is an uninhabited recreation reserve with picnic and camping facilities at the confluence of Summer Hill Creek and Lewis Ponds Creek, a tributary of the Macquarie River. It is located in a gorge, 29 km north-east of Orange and 273 km north-west of Sydney. It is here that Australia’s first payable gold was located in April 1851.
Ophir Road, near Bathurst, Country New South Wales, Australia.