Nature around Coolah

Coolah is the gateway to Coolah Tops National Park, a subalpine park with tall eucalypt forests, waterfalls, giant grass trees and scenic forest drives. See animals in the wild, including the greater glider,€“ the largest of Australia's gliding possums.

  • Coolah Tops National Park, Coolah
  • Norfolk Falls, Coolah

About Coolah

The home of the legendary 'black stump', Coolah is nestled in a picturesque valley of undulating hills and river flats, 390 km north-west of Sydney. Pay a visit to the Black Stump Rest Area, the approximate site of the old Black Stump Wine Saloon. At the Black Stump Nursery Rhyme Village, enjoy recalling childhood memories while Pandora's Pass serves up panoramic views with your picnic.

You'll find plenty of nature experiences around Coolah, such as hiking and bush camping, as well as scenic forest drives through Coolah Tops National Park.

Further afield in the Warrumbungle area, you'll find more spectacular natural attractions with plenty of opportunities for adventure. This lively part of Country NSW also boasts a healthy events calendar, and you could find yourself enjoying local markets, festivals, horseraces and some world-class stargazing.

There's no shortage of comfortable accommodation or things to see and do – try a spot of shopping or familiarise yourself with the local history.


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