THE DORRIGO PLATEAU
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The view of a
misty Megan valley from our verandah - looking East
New South Wales, Australia - 2500' (750M) above sea level.
building is the historic Dorrigo Hotel, built in 1925. It is listed by
the National Trust and is a classic example of Australian hotel
architecture of the 1920's. Whilst it is undergoing some restoration, it
retains its old world charm.
An old dairy, about 4 kM from Dorrigo
Dorrigo region was originally rainforest but now its lush green pastures
are used for dairy farms, cattle breeding and fattening and potato
growing. Some timber is still logged on the Plateau.
Wilson's Hill - a
magnificent vista looking west.
This is on the road
to Megan, about 6kM from Dorrigo
The rain forests of
the Dorrigo plateau
Many tourists visit
the Plateau to experience the thick old growth rainforests.
In the Dorrigo
National Park there are walking trails that wind through the huge trees
and pass by sparkling waterfalls. All this only 3kM from Dorrigo
looking east from our home at Megan
looking west from a location only 1kM from Dorrigo town centre
This is the
Bellinger River at Bellingen, New South Wales.
Whilst not on the
Dorrigo Plateau, most tourists to Dorrigo pass through Bellingen. A tour
of Dorrigo is not complete without visiting this area.