Description

Explore gold rush heritage, take a dip in a mineral pool, follow walking and cycling trails, discover local art legends and have a drink in a country pub in the West Wyalong region of the beautiful Riverina. This picturesque town is at the crossroads of the Newell and Mid Western highways.replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe Main Street in West Wyalong is nicknamed the Crooked Mile as it was built around gold diggings and tree stumps. The street was famously sketched by Russell Drysdale in 1949 during a visit with a friend and a bronze sculpture of an easel now stands tall at the spot on the corner of the Tatts Hotel. replacenewlinereplacenewlineGold was discovered here in 1893. Follow the self-guided West Wyalong Heritage Walk through the historic streets, where the buildings are a mixture of late 18th and early 20th century featuring vintage shop facades and wrought iron verandahs. Pick up a brochure at from the West Wyalong Visitor Information Centre.replacenewlinereplacenewlineDiscover more gold mining heritage in the Wyalong Museum, located in the old courthouse and open daily between 2pm and 5pm. At Cooinda Park, a popular picnic spot, you can see the 25-metre True Blue Mining Poppet Head, a replica of the structure above a mine shaft.replacenewlinereplacenewlineBrowse antique shops and art galleries in both West Wyalong and Wyalong. You can see the work of local artists at Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery and Splatter Gallery. Follow the Bland Shire Art Trail to villages like Tallimba, Ungarie, Weethalle, Mirrool and Barmedman, to discover murals, silo art, sculptures and carvings.

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Our Picks on what to Do in West Wyalong NSW

Wyalong Museum

Lake Cowal

Exclusive Hot Glass Gallery

Our Picks on where to Stay in West Wyalong NSW

Cameo Inn Motel

Mayfair Motel

Ardeanal Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in West Wyalong NSW

Paragon Cafe

Luxor Cafe

Lam and May Chinese Restaurant

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Community Services  


Temora Information Centre
29 Junee Road,
TEMORA NSW 2666

Bland Shire Council
6 Shire Street,
WEST WYALONG NSW 2671

West Wyalong Police Station
34 Church Street,
WEST WYALONG NSW 2671

Wyalong Hospital
70 Ungarie Road,
WEST WYALONG NSW 2671

Holland Park Swim Centre NSW
35 Kurrajong Street,
WEST WYALONG NSW 2671

Location Information 

  • Elevation: 262 m
  • Population: 2,643
  • State electorate(s): Cootamundra
  • Federal Division(s): Riverina
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Forbes NSW 2871 (106 km, 1 hr 10 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

West Wyalong NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Wiradjuri

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