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Coolah is a town in the Central West region of New South Wales.

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

Get in[edit]

The main route to enter Coolah is by car. Other forms of getting here are hard.

From the B84 Golden Highway, turn onto Black Stump Way and head for about 30 km and you'll be there.

Get around[edit]

The quickest way to get around the town is by walking. For slightly longer distances, car is your only option.


  • 1 Coolah Tops National Park, +61 2 6370 9000. 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. Coolah Tops National Park (Q1129687) on Wikidata Coolah Tops National Park on Wikipedia
  • 2 Pandora Gallery, 57 Binnia St (inside Library Building), +61 2 6377 1241, . A small art gallery in an art-deco style building mainly featuring the artworks by those in the surrounding rural areas of the Central West region.




  • 1 Coolah Bakery, 56 Binnia St, +61 2 6377 1883.



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