Kyogle - Gateway to the Rainforests.
Kyogle is a town of approximately 4000 people in the Northern Rivers region of northern New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in the 1830's as a lumber camp, and is located 758 km north of Sydney, 32 km north of Casino on the Summerland Way close to the Queensland border. It also lies on the banks of the Richmond River. Kyogle is an indigenous word meaning "plains turkey's egg".
Kyogle is a vibrant town with a rich heritage. Cattle grazing, dairy farming and Forestry are the primary industries. In the past, timber getting was the main reason for settlement in the area, with red cedar and hoop pine the main timber trees. Kyogle is the gateway to many National Parks including Border Ranges National Park and Toonumbar National Park.
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