Corrigin

Population 687

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.

Visitor Information

Corrigin Resource Centre, Larke Cres; (08) 9063 2778

www.corrigin.wa.gov.au

Nearby national parks

  • Serpentine National Park

    This delightful park, only an hour’s drive from Perth, has attracted recreational visitors for over a century. They come to picnic...more

  • Avon Valley National Park

    The Avon River runs through the centre of this national park, not far from Perth and once occupied by the Nyoongar people of the Darling...more

  • John Forrest National Park

    Declared in 1900, John Forrest is the oldest national park in Western Australia. Lying at the northern edge of the Hills Forest in the...more

Nearby towns

  • Kulin

    The sheep- and grain-farming districts surrounding Kulin provide spectacular wildflower displays in season. The flowering gum, Eucalyptus...more

  • Wickepin

    The first settlers arrived in the Wickepin area in the 1890s. Albert Facey's internationally acclaimed autobiography, A Fortunate Life,...more

  • Pingelly

    Located 158 kilometres south-east of Perth on the Great Southern Highway, Pingelly is part of the central-southern farming district....more

In Town

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.

Nearby

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: signposted with lookout; 3 km W.

Gorge Rock: large granite outcrop with picnic area; 20km SE.

Campsites around town

Corrigin Caravan Park

Corrigin is widely regarded as one of WA’s most attractive and tidy country towns. You’ll be bewitched by the spring wildflower show and the granite outcrops that give an alien feel to the landscape, but... Find out more


Lake Yealering Caravan Park 37 km

Yealering is a small town about 250 km south-east of Perth. The lake is on the edge of town via Wickepin–Corrigin Rd. Camping here is in a picturesque setting with BBQ facilities. It is an ideal place for a variety... Find out more


Kondinin Caravan Park 42 km

You’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 km

This 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


Kokerbin Rock camping area 51 km

Kokerbin Rock camping area is on Kwolyin West Rd, 10 km north of Kwolyin via Bruce Rock–Quairading Rd. Visitors to this large granite outcrop can enjoy panoramic views and explore caves and walking trails. Note: a... Find out more


Bruce Rock Caravan Park 57 km

Bruce 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 km

Narembeen 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 km

In 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


Kellerberrin Caravan Park 79 km

This small caravan park with basic facilities is at the sports ground on Connelly St in Kellerberrin, 202 km east of Perth via the Great Eastern Hwy. Visitors to this pastoral town should take a look at the old... Find out more


Brookton Caravan Park 81 km

Set 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

Corrigin Windmill Motel

The Corrigin Windmill Motel has several motel rooms with private ensuites, plus a five-bedroom family lodge section with a shared bathroom, kitchenette and lounge room. Opposite the Rotary Park, the hotel is well placed... Find out more


Rest areas around town

Kellerberrin park area 79 km

At Kellerberrin

Adjacent to the highway. In the middle of town.


Hines Hill rest area 91 km

37km E of Kellerberrin (L) or 20km W of Merredin (R)

Just off the highway among a few trees.


Cunderdin park area 96 km

At Cunderdin

Adjacent to the highway and near the museum.


What's on around town

Dog in a Ute event: held in varying years in Apr; contact visitor centre for dates.

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