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One Tree

Located between Hay and Booligal on Cobb Highway is the famous and historic One Tree Hotel. The hotel was built in 1862 by Alexander Finch. Originally known as Finch Inn, it was renamed the One Tree Hotel later when purchased by William Clark. It was named because of a lone large gum tree growing on a clay pan near a shallow freshwater well, about half a mile away. The hotel was a thriving business in the days until the licence was allowed to lapse in 1942. One Tree was a staging post for the Cobb & Co Coach.
The building stands alone against the skyline, some 38kms from Hay as a reminder of the days of squatter's runs and stagecoaches.

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Maude

Located just 52 kilometres west of Hay, Maude is another beautiful place to set up camp or cast a lineExpect to find yellow belly, redfin and Murray cod as well as plenty of native wildlife along the banks of the Bidgee.Tired of feeding the fish? Enjoy some country hospitality at the Post Office Hotel or…

Booligal

Just 45 mins north of Hay, the historic village of Booligal is located on the banks of the Lachlan River on the vast Hay Plains. Enjoy great country meals at the Duke of Edinburgh Hotel and explore the tiny village that includes a Long Paddock information panel that explores the history of the village including…

Shear Outback

Cnr Sturt and Cobb Hwy Hay NSW 2711

The Australian Shearers Hall of FameVisitors can experience the living and working conditions of the hardworking men and women who shaped the industry and learn about our shearing history and future technologies in the museum.You can explore the roundup maze and homestead garden before heading to the historic Murray Downs Shed; meet the Shearer and…