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Ariah Park 1920s Heritage Village - Ariah Park


Step back in time and enjoy a self-guided tour of this well maintained village established at the beginning of the twentieth century. A free 32 page booklet provides the history and stories of buildings within the village, the story of the original settlement at Broken Dam and explains the connection of Dame Mary Gilmore to the area.

Catering for all essential requirements, features are the decorated shop windows, an antiques and collectibles store, Echoes of Ariah Park Museum and the iconic Ariah Park Hotel built in 1914.

Interpretive panels along the Mirrool Creek walking trail at Broken Dam provide an insight into the original settlement.

Bushwalkers and birdwatching enthusiasts will enjoy nearby Ingalba National Forest, Mandamah and Yarranjerry State Forests, nature reserves and Mirrool Creek walking trail.

The village provides facilities for a range of sporting activities. Lake Arbortree, six kilometres north, is a picturesque recreational and picnic area.

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