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Dalton

Dalton today, the peaceful town protects its heritage with pride and dedication. An amazing fossil leaf deposit with particularly fine detail has been preserved in Dalton. One unusual and significant slab of Dalton fossil (over 40 million years) can be seen under a shelter in the park next to Oolong Creek.

Dalton: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Oolong Sanctuary


The Oolong Sanctuary is a volunteer-run wildlife refuge in remnant bushland, on private land in southern NSW.

All activities, programs, and initiatives are financed by donations and carried out and managed solely by volunteers of the Friends of Oolong.

The sanctuary is open at all times to allow visitors and scientists to study wildlife. There is no entry cost, although tax deductible donations are welcomed, and the only source of money which helps the sanctuary stay open.





185 Bushs Lane
Dalton, NSW, 2581

Located 2.1K from Dalton

Fossil Rock


A fossil leaf deposit with particularly fine detail has been preserved in Dalton, located just 10 minutes north of Gunning. This 40 million year old fossil can be seen under the shelter in the park along Oolong Creek. A little known fact is that the town is situated on a fault in the earth's crust and receives minor but persistent tremors.




Coolalie Road
Dalton, NSW, 2581

Located 4.4K from Dalton

Pye Cottage Museum


Take a step back in time, view a variety of documents and artifacts and enjoy reliving the historic pioneering days. Pye Cottage Museum is probably one of the last of its kind in the district, and the last of its design, which had been used for generations past by the early settlers of the Highland .

Pye Cottage Museum is an original slab hut donated to the Gunning Historical Society by the Pye family. Located in the main street of Gunning, the house is in its original state from circa 1886 to 1887. country.




Yass Street
Gunning, NSW, 2581

Located 10.3K from Dalton

Dalton: Events

Gunning Patchwork Weekend


Gunning Patchwork Weekend (GPW) is held each year on the last weekend in June. Timed to break the monotony of the winter, the weekend is also a great opportunity to have a break from the rat race. A fully self-funding weekend, the GPW is coordinated by four volunteers, Margaret, Marie, Kath and Peta. The GPW brings visitors to town and provides some welcome trade for local businesses and the Lions Club Markets.

Aimed at beginners and experts alike, the weekend focuses on completion of your project, good food, fun and friendships as well as high quality tutorials. Join them for an opportunity to get away from it all and create a masterpiece.


Event Dates
2018
      23rd Jun
      24th Jun


Yass Street
Gunning, NSW, 2581

Located 10.4K from Dalton

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