Warrumbungle Shire Council is located within the foothills of the Warrumbungle and Coolah Tops mountain ranges, halfway between the regional cities of Dubbo and Tamworth. The Shire has a population of 11,000 and provides schooling to Year 12, excellent medical and sporting facilities and many community organisations. With a focus on tourism, the area boasts a wide range of attractions including the internationally acclaimed Siding Spring Observatory, Coolah Tops National Park, State Forests and great accommodation and lifestyle
- Coolah Tops National Park, ☏ . Highlights include waterfalls plunging from the plateau heights, giant grass trees and tall, open forest with stands of huge snow gums shelter abundant wildlife, including gliders, wallabies, eagles and rare owls. There are plenty of activities to do. The higher altitude offers cool walks throughout the year and amazing views northward towards the Liverpool Plains. There are opportunities for picnicking, as well as car-based, caravan (very limited) and backpack camping, with a choice of sites all at the western end of the park.