Ariah Park 1920s Heritage Village

Overview

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. The bronze wheat lumper statue erected in 2016 is a tribute to the hardworking men who lumped and stacked bags of wheat until the advent of bulk grain handling in 1916.

The Post Office, Supermarket and Pharmacy cater for all essential requirements. 24-hour fuel. Meals available at the iconic Ariah Park Hotel (restored to its original splendor in 2016), the White Rose Café and the Bowling Club. See the ever changing decorated shop windows, visit Second Glance Op Shop and Echoes of Ariah Park Museum.

Ariah Park Bowling Club, Golf Club and Tennis Club welcome visiting players. 25 metre swimming pool, toddler and baby pools.

Nearby Ingalba National Forest, Mandamah and Yarranjerry State Forests, nature reserves and Mirrool Creek walking trail provide walking tracks for bushwalkers and birdwatchers.

Lake Arbortree, six kilometres north, is a picturesque recreational and picnic area.

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