WARRUMBUNGLE NATIONAL PARK
COOLAH TOPS NATIONAL PARK
SIDING SPRING OBSERVATORY
SCULPTURES IN THE SCRUB
When visiting the Warrumbungle National Park now you will see a varse difference in the formation of the mountains due to the Jan 2013 bush fires. Most walks are open as well as camping and bush walking. Please contact the WNP Visitor Centre direct for further information.
Discover the magic Coolah Tops National Park has to offer…
Australia’s largest optical astronomy research facility. There are 16 research instruments at Siding Spring including Australia's largest optical telescope, the Anglo Australian Telescope (AAT).
Visit the latest Pilliga forest experience, discover this hidden gem.
THINGS TO SEE AND DO IN OUR COUNTRY TOWNS
COONABARABRAN The ‘Astronomy Capital of Australia’, Coonabarabran is the gateway to the Warrumbungle National Park. COOLAH Coolah is the gateway to Coolah Tops National Park, one of the best kept secrets in New South Wales. DUNEDOO Set amongst the hills and valleys striding the Talbragar River, Dunedoo is the perfect place for a relaxing stopover. MENDOORAN Settled in the 1840’s, Mendooran is the oldest town on the Castlereagh River. BARADINE 30mins north west of Coonabarabran is Baradine, gateway to the vast and intriguing forest of the Pilliga BINNAWAY Binnaway offers a pleasant countryside detour, nature trails, good value pub meals and tasty café snacks.