Places of interest

Local shops and places of interest

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Local Shops and places of interest - Dungog, E. Gresford host a number of Cafes, Pubs, art galleries and other shops of interest- a good way to spend the day travelling in a loop and taking in some of the other points of interest - enjoy a craft beer at the Tin Shed or lunch at Stellas or any of a number of other places. There are a number of evens held annually such as the  Dungog Rodeo - visit Dungog Information Centre and catch up on whats on in town or visit

Dungog Art Society

Dungog Art Society


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Dungog is a country town with character, backed by magnificent rolling hills, national parks and state forests. It's in the heart of dairy and beef cattle country.

Barrington Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Barrington Tops National Park is in southeastern Australia, north of Sydney. A vast area characterised by rainforest and subalpine woodland, it’s home to wildlife such as wallabies and lyrebirds.

Careys Peak and Devils Hole lookouts offer sweeping views. The Ladies Well swimming hole is near the Allyn River.

A medium length walk, Blue Gum loop trail passes outstanding rainforest and blue gums near Williams River, offering picnicking and scenic views in Barrington Tops National Park

Strong currents may be present along Williams River – take care in the water and please supervise children at all times.

While crossing a high steel span bridge, stop to take in the beautiful views of the river. Passing through vigorous young Sydney blue gums, you’ll see signs of past logging along the track. Further on, a short detour leads to scenic Fern Creek cascades, where you might be tempted to unroll the picnic blanket.

Back across the river, the track enters an enchanting patch of ancient rainforest. Be sure to look high in the moss-covered branches for birds nest ferns and orchids. Nearing the end of the path, huge Sydney blue gums soar above, with several short detours leading to secluded river spots, such as Crystal Pools. Round off your walk with a refreshing swim

Blue Gum Loop Walk

Rocky Crossing- easy walk from Lodges

DUNGOG - Great food, craft beer, art galleries and local produce make it a must see destination.