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There's something here for everyone in Hillston, NSW

On the banks of the Lachlan River, Hillston is a town with a colourful history, that’s been given new life by an extensive irrigation system. Now a major fruit and vegetable producing region, its orchards and citrus groves stand in stark contrast to their parched surroundings.


Here you can experience some of the beauty of the Outback, including wildflowers and majestic river red gums.

Willandra National Park

Cycle, walk or drive through the various wildlife habitats of Western Rivers in Willandra National Park and discover remnants of the area’s rich pastoral history.

Lachlan River Swing Bridge

Hillston is known for its very long, straight main street. With the Lachlan River on its doorstep and two parks providing picnic areas right down to the river’s edge plus exceptional facilities, the town becomes a great place to stop and linger.

Black Stump Hotel, Merriwagga

The Black Stump Hotel is a beautiful old pub full of character and charm. There is a vast display of various paraphernalia and it’s definitely worth a visit.

The Red Dust and Paddy Melons Gallery and Visitors Centre

Located in the main street, showcases the paintings, sculptures and craft work of the Hillston Creative Arts Council. Much of it has been inspired by the unique flora, fauna and scenery of the area.

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