Summary: Stone or rock circles in the Warre Warren Aboriginal Place typically indicate nearby ceremonial places or sites.

Within the Warre Warren Aboriginal Place in the McPherson State Forest are a few “stone circles”, or circles carved into the sandstone. These are said to indicate the presence of nearby meeting places, which I’ve been told in this area re likely to be men’s sacred sites, including corroboree sites and other ceremonial places.

Two of these circles are near the top of ridge, potentially indicating a ceremonial shelter lower down the ridge.

Another three circles are just above a creek, near one of the very few Aboriginal rock engraving sites within the McPherson State Forest.

Another single stone circle is near the Slip Up Trail, below a long but very low overhang (which contains no Aboriginal art). However, there are a number of shelters with art nearby.

AWAT0283 LR Warre Warren Stone Circles

Warre Warren Stone Circles - Site Summary

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