Australian Towns & Cities
New South Wales: Dorrigo
Incorporating photos and Information from Michael Greenslade's former Australian Towns, Cities and Highways site

Located at the top of Dorrigo Mountain on the New South Wales north coast, Dorrigo is a popular tourist destination, boasting close access to national parks, waterfalls and the annual Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival.

Dorrigo also offers activities such as trout fishing, whitewater rafting, canoeing, pack horse riding, camping, canyoning/abseiling, four wheel driving, bush walking, and self-drive scenic tours, plus golf, tennis, squash and bowling activities.

In the early days, Dorrigo was timber milling town, before dairying became a primary industry. In addition to dairying, tourism is a key industry in the town.


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Dorrigo Town Centre:
Hickory St in Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade


Dorrigo Town Centre:
Hickory St in Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade


Dorrigo Town Centre:
Hickory St in Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade


Dorrigo Town Centre:
Hickory St in Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade


Dorrigo Town Centre:
Waterfall Way in Dorrigo, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade


Dangar Falls:
Dangar falls, located 2 km from Dorrigo town centre. The falls drop 30 metres, and are on the Bielsdown River, September 2016.

Image © Michael Greenslade

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Last updated: 10 Nov 2019 14:29

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