Pilliga Forest - Baradine
Pronounced pilly-gah, the Pilliga Forest is the largest native inland forest west of the Great Dividing Range, with over 500,000 hectares to explore. Baradine is a great place to start your adventure with a visit to the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre.
There are many scenic forest drives, bird routes, walking tracks, picnic, toilet and camping facilities, free gas barbecues are located at both Salt Caves and Dandry Gorge picnic areas.
Dandry Gorge Aboriginal Area is where you can visit the latest Pilliga Forest experience and discover a hidden gem, the 'Sculptures in the Scrub'. The Sandstone Caves, Salt Caves and Dandry Gorge all have marked walking tracks. Take a look out over the Pilliga forest from the New Lookout Tower situated at the Salt Caves picnic area.
Please note all plants, animals and rock features are protected. All roads in the Pilliga Forest are unsealed and driving requires extra care.