Corrigin was established in the early 1900s and was one of the last wheat-belt towns to be settled. Today the town has a healthy obsession with dogs, as demonstrated by its Dog Cemetery and its national record for lining up 1527 utes with dogs in the back.
Corrigin Resource Centre, Larke Cres; (08) 9063 2778
Nearby national parks
Corrigin Pioneer Museum Superb collection of old agricultural equipment including an original Sunshine harvester and some early steam-driven farm machinery. A small working steam train carries passengers on a short circuit around the museum and local rest area. Open Sun and by appt; Kunjin St.
RSL Monument:a Turkish mountain gun from Gallipoli; McAndrew Ave.
Dog Cemetery Loving dog owners have gone to the considerable expense of having elaborate headstones placed over the remains of their faithful 4-footed friends. There are over 80 dogs buried in the cemetery, with gravestones dedicated to Dusty, Rover, Spot et al. There is even one statue of a dog almost 2m high. Brookton Hwy; 7km W.
Wildflower scenic drive:
Wildflower scenic drive:signposted with lookout; 3 km W.
Gorge Rock: large granite outcrop with picnic area; 20km SE.
Campsites around town
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Kondinin Caravan Park 42 kmYou’ll find this caravan park in Kondinin, a town that presides over sheep country and the central wheat belt, about 278 km south-east of Perth. The gateway to Wave Rock, this is flat country that can get pretty... Find out more
Kulin Caravan Park 46 kmThis caravan park is a popular stopover for floral fanciers who flock to this corner of the state’s south-east to enjoy the abundant wildflowers in spring. The countryside is carpeted with vibrant colour as a swag... Find out more
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Bruce Rock Caravan Park 57 kmBruce Rock Caravan Park is on Dunstall St in this small wheat-belt town, 247 km east of Perth. Visitors to Bruce Rock can drop into Totadjin Dam Reserve, a favourite cooling-off spot for locals, and also view a large... Find out more
Narembeen Caravan Park 58 kmNarembeen Caravan Park is on Curral St, 290 km east of Perth. It has basic camping facilities and limited on-site accommodation. Travellers through this predominantly grain-belt region can visit Roe Lookout, explore some... Find out more
Wickepin Caravan Park 61 kmIn the town of Wickepin, 38 km north-east of Narrogin on the Great Southern Hwy, there are some fine Edwardian buildings, including the house that Albert Facey made famous in his best-selling book, A Fortunate Life. Many... Find out more
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Brookton Caravan Park 81 kmSet on the Brookton Hwy, 138 km south-east of Perth, this caravan park provides travellers with a good range of facilities in a town where the famous WA wildflowers bloom in colourful profusion in spring.... Find out more
Hotels, motels & B&Bs around town
Rest areas around town
What's on around town
Dog in a Ute event: held in varying years in Apr; contact visitor centre for dates.