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Dorrigo sits high above the Coffs Coast, on the Waterfall Way, linking Armidale and Coffs Harbour. It is in the centre of 9 national parks, including the World Heritage Dorrigo National Park.
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Dangar Falls walkway opens in time for winter tourist season - Coffs Coast Advocate

Dangar Falls walkway opens in time for winter tourist season - Coffs Coast Advocate | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
VISITORS to Dorrigo’s popular Dangar Falls Reserve will benefit from recent improvements to the pathway, labyrinth and bushland area, open for school holidays.
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It's a beautiful walk and now it will be even smoother for the kids and people who are less certain on their feet.  #Dorrigo #DangarFalls

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2014 Dorrigo Bluegrass Festival campsite jamming clip 1

Here's a quick vid of our campsite neighbours from Black Train jamming away at the 2014 Dorrigo Bluegrass-Folk Festival.
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Coming back in October 2015 is the Dorrigo Folk and Bluegrass Festival - lots of fun and great music!

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venture on Twitter

venture on Twitter | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Dangar Falls, Dorrigo, Australia pic.twitter.com/Ck6zuaSJgd
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Yet another beautiful picture of Dangar Falls near Dorrigo.

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ABC OPEN: 8 hours of photos || From Project: Time-lapse

ABC OPEN: 8 hours of photos || From Project: Time-lapse | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
hard treck up the mountain with the gear but so worth it ^_^
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What a great view of Dangar Falls!

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Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival | Coffs Coast

Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival | Coffs Coast | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
RT @coffscoast: Dorrigo Folk & Bluegrass Festival http://t.co/XiVU2FuB2a #Dorrigo #October #2015 http://t.co/GrT9LpUctp
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This is Dorrigo's major event every year.  The best thing is that the connections made through this event mean that there are frequently wonderful performers who make a special point of visiting Dorrigo all through the year - not just in October.

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Staceyandneil's Travel Blog: Dorrigo National Park, Australia - November 7, 2014

Staceyandneil's Travel Blog: Dorrigo National Park, Australia - November  7, 2014 | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
"Live for the journey not for the destination": Read the story and see 15 photos of a visit to Dorrigo National Park, Australia by TravelPod member staceyandneil
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More lovely pictures of Dorrigo National Park

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Mini Road Trip: Exploring the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia and Waterfall Way - Pretraveller

Mini Road Trip: Exploring the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia and Waterfall Way - Pretraveller | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
How often have you driven a route and not taken the time to explore?  We are guilty of this, as while we are very...

Via Erica Brooks
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This is another blog about my favourite route from Brisbane to Sydney via Dorrigo.  It is so much quieter and more pleasant than the Pacific Highway with all its roadworks!

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Erica Brooks's curator insight, January 29, 2015 12:44 AM

Visit the not-so-often visited parts of Australia

 

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Mystic Falls

Mystic Falls | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Dorrigo World Heritage National Park, NSW Australia. Almost got stuck here overnight due to local flooding, i wouldn't have minded though, its an amazing place! Was a mission taking shots due to th...
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This is a beautiful photo from 2011.  Unfortunately now he would be unlikely to find himself stuck because of local flooding - it's a while since we saw that!

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Crystal Falls + Skywalk + Rainforest Centre, Dorrigo National Park, NSW World Heritage - YouTube

Crystal Falls + Skywalk + Rainforest Centre, Dorrigo National Park, NSW World Heritage - YouTube | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Enchanting falls - approach via a hanging walk bridge through the beautiful rainforest. Observe from here, walk behind the falls and view outwards (careful n...
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Just one of the stunning places you will. Find on a visit to Dorrigo.
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Exploring Dorrigo National Park - Tiana Templeman

Exploring Dorrigo National Park - Tiana Templeman | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
The drive that takes you to Dorrigo National Park is as scenic as the park itself.
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Lunch at Canopy Cafe at the Dorrigo National Park - Yum!  Read this lovely blog piece, and gaze in longing at the stunning pictures.  Looking for peace and tranquility?  Here it is.

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90yo doctor retires after 66 years in medicine

90yo doctor retires after 66 years in medicine | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
A 90-year-old GP on the New South Wales north coast is retiring after a 66-year career in medicine. Dr Betty Marks feels she only reached her prime at the age of 65.
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Wonderful story - I hope I will still be going at 90.  I agree with her that  you're in your prime at 65.

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Crystal Shower Waterfall Dorrigo National Park

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This video makes you feel as though you're standing right there!  But come to #Dorrigo anyway and find out how beautiful it is in reality.

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Dorrigo crystal shower falls walk

Dorrigo National park. Crystal shower falls walk NSW Australia.
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Pretty nice video of a rainy day walk down to the beautiful #CrystalShowerFalls in #DorrigoNationalPark

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Joe Kellard - Traveling 2015 | Facebook

Joe Kellard - Traveling 2015 | Facebook | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Sarah on a treetop walkway suspended above the Gondwana temperate rainforest in NSW.
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What a beautiful place to walk.  This picture captures the serenity you can hear when walking through the #DorrigoNationalPark

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Mother Nature on Twitter

Mother Nature  on Twitter | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Dorrigo National Park, Australia pic.twitter.com/XE702ALimL
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Stunning picture of one of our gorgeous waterfalls in #DorrigoNationalPark.  Just beautiful!

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Wet Sclerophyll (Grassy) on the Dorrigo Plateau: a talk by Mark Graham

NCC ecologist Mark Graham provides an introduction to Wet Sclerophyll Grassy Forests on the Dorrigo Plateau and the role of fire.
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This is a great explanation of the sort of wet sclerophyll forest that we have on top of Mount Christopherson. 

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Discovering Bellingen and Dorrigo

Discovering Bellingen and Dorrigo | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
In one of the greenest parts of Australia, surrounded by ancient temperate rainforest sits the small enclaves of Bellingen and Dorrigo
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This is a nice easy look at Dorrigo and Bellingen by an overseas visitor staying with friends.  A different view.

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Dorrigo Trip

Memories of a beautiful day driving through Bellingen and out to Dorrigo.
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This is a nice quiet look at some of the favourite spots around Dorrigo - very sedate and easy to view.

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Rose Coloured Canyoning

Canyoning on Rosewood Creek January 2015, Dorrigo, NSW, Australia. A Thirty Degrees South Film https://www.facebook.com/thirtydegreessouth Music Credit: ...
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This looks like the most amazing fun if you're into this sort of adventure! But you obviously have to know what you're doing.

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Highway 1: Australia's greatest road trip: Gondwana rainforests of NSW

Subscribe: https://bit.ly/AusGeoSubscribe Centuries old Antarctic beech trees (Nothofagus moorei) cling to the long-extinct Tweed Volcano's outer rim in the Border Ranges NP, in far northern...
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This is a lovely look at the Gondwana Rainforests, and especially Dorrigo National Park.  Worth a watch!

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Tag along with a local National Park ranger - Bellingen Courier Sun

Tag along with a local National Park ranger - Bellingen Courier Sun | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) popular Explorer 4WD tag-a-long tours begin on October 18 and offer great opportunities to go bush and learn about some of the less frequented national parks of the Coffs Coast hinterland from local rangers.
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These are really terrific days to go on if you want to find out more about the area around #Dorrigo.  This is a wonderful place to live or visit, and these tours help you make the most of it.

 

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Bishop Sarah Grooves with Dorrigo Locals - Bellingen Courier Sun

Bishop Sarah Grooves with Dorrigo Locals - Bellingen Courier Sun | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Bishop Sarah Grooves with Dorrigo Locals
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It was surprises all round when the Bishop of Grafton, the Rt Rev. Sarah Macneil made her first visit to Dorrigo.
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This is another little story that just shows how friendly and welcoming #Dorrigo is.

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AUSTRALIA

AUSTRALIA | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
✯ Cedar Falls - Dorrigo National Park, NSW, Australia (✯ Cedar Falls - Dorrigo National Park, NSW, Australia http://t.co/TjTrQpOtCu)
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What a beautiful picture of #CedarFalls in #Dorrigo by @YuriProkopenko who takes the most amazing waterfall photos.

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Northern Beaches aspect a new highlight of Walk the Coast - Coffs Coast Advocate

Northern Beaches aspect a new highlight of Walk the Coast - Coffs Coast Advocate | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Northern Beaches aspect a new highlight of Walk the Coast Coffs Coast Advocate Locals who recently completed the first leg of the National Parks and Wildlife Service five-part program of walks have given their experience the big thumbs-up,...
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We are so blessed on the mid North Coast NSW to have a wealth of national parks to walk in - all so very different.

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12 Places to Visit in NSW, Australia - Y Travel Blog

12 Places to Visit in NSW, Australia - Y Travel Blog | Dorrigo | Scoop.it
Researching places to visit in NSW? Check out our 12 top suggestions that cover the north and south coast, plus country NSW.
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Craig and Caz are travel experts.  So it's good to see their recommendation of #DorrigoNationalPark and our neighbours, Armidale and #CoffsCoast as some of the best places in NSW.

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