Summary: Dangar Falls near Dorrigo is a popular waterfall, with a viewing area at the top of the waterfall and a trail to the pool at the bottom where you can swim.

Dangar Falls is a large and picturesque waterfall along the Bielsdown River, just north of Dorrigo (it’s sometimes, incorrectly, called Dorrigo Falls). There are picnic tables, a shelter and a viewing platform near the large carpark which provides a view over the top of the waterfall.

AWAT9119 LR Dangar Falls (Dorrigo) - swim beneath an enormous waterfall

A walking trail goes to the bottom of the waterfall, which is a popular swimming spot – it can get pretty busy in summer! (There have been some fatal accidents from people jumping off the top of the falls.)

Above the waterfall near the start of the walking track is the Dangar Falls Labyrinth, which offers a “reflective space”.

Getting to Dangar Falls

Take Hickory Street off the Waterfall Way in Dorrigo, then follow Vine Street and Coramba Road to a parking area near the top of the falls. The walking trail starts near the carpark and descends to the pool at the base of the waterfall.

The way to the bottom of the falls is now a timber/paved walking trail… on my last visit a decade ago there was just a rough track.

Dangar Falls (Dorrigo)

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