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  1. Black Stump Rest Area

    Coolah is one of several towns to claim bragging rights as the home of the legendary Black Stump. It was here that the colloquial saying ‘Beyond the Black Stump’, meaning ‘beyond the limits of civilisation,’ is said to have originated. Su…

  2. Dunedoo Historical Museum

    The Dunedoo Historical Museum houses a fascinating collection of local objects covering mining history, military history and household supplies. The collection is sure to take you on a trip down memory lane! The Museum also offers local …

  3. Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre

    Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre is an architecturally designed, environmentally sustainable, multipurpose facility featuring the latest in interactive displays and technology. Managed by the National Parks and Wildlife Service and adja…

  4. Museum Under the Bridge

    The Museum Under the Bridge is the former police station built in 1886 and has been converted to the Coonamble Historical Museum. The museum displays artefacts, photographs, implements and household utensils used in Coonamble's early hi…

  5. Burbie Canyon walking track

    Avid birdwatchers will love Burbie Canyon walking track, which offers a gentle two kilometre stroll past a creek and through a narrow sandstone gorge. Indeed, the birdlife is so varied here, you can’t help but go birdwatching, trying to spo…

  6. Whitegum lookout

    Spectacular views of the volcanic landscape of Warrumbungle National Park await you at Whitegum lookout. Be sure to take a hamper or thermos flask with you, there are picnic tables where you can enjoy a picnic or cuppa while taking in the v…

  7. Woodpecker Gun

    The Woodpecker Gun is a War Memorial to those who served in the Second World War. The Japanese Machine Gun, which is at the front of the Memorial Swimming Pool, adjacent to the Coonabarabran Visitor Information Centre, was captured on Augus…

  8. Belougery Split Rock Walking Track

    One for experienced bushwalkers and the older kids, Belougery Split Rock walking track is a moderate challenge with a big reward at the end. Climbing up and around one of Warrumbungle National Park’s most distinctive peaks, an ancient lava …

  9. Guinema Road Tourist Drive

    The Guinema Road Tourist Drive shows the stunning geological formations located in the rugged volcanic landscape of the Warrumbungles. This is a pretty area of the Warrumbungles that can be viewed by car along Guinema Road. The turn off …

  10. King Togees Grave

    If you have a keen interest in Aboriginal history, the grave of King Togee is to be found 29 kilometres west of Coolah on the left-hand side of the Neilrex Road, just past the 'Langdon' homestead. There is a weather-worn sandstone headsto…

  11. Pilliga Forest Lookout Tower

    The Pilliga Forest Lookout Tower is located at Salt Caves visitor area in Timmallallie National Park, about 45 kilometres by road north-east of Baradine. The visitor area has a free gas barbecue, picnic tables, interpretive signage, shelter…

  12. Pandora Gallery

    The Pandora Gallery provides regional artists with the opportunity to exhibit in a regional town located along the Black Stump Way in Central West New South Wales. Pandora Gallery is situated in the Art-deco style of the 1930s, where renova…

  13. Marsh Meanders

    One of the best ways to explore the Marshes is by a guided kayak or bushwalking tour. Tour operator Carolyn Fisher is a wealth of knowledge on birdlife in the marshes. To book a tour, contact her on the mobile number supplied. Three or more…

  14. Mendooran Mural Town

    Take a leisurely stroll through the village of Mendooran while gazing at the large murals throughout the township. Many of the murals were painted by former resident artist, Karen Duce. Don't miss the great bullock scene on the pub corner d…

  15. Breadknife and Grand High Tops Walk

    This iconic Warrumbungle National Park walk is famous for its wildlife and vistas of rugged volcanic landscape. Breadknife and Grand High Tops walk is the jewel in the glistening crown and is must do for bush walkers who love a challenge wi…