Thalaba Church Loop


Thalaba Church Loop

Rating: Easy

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An easy 17km scenic ride from Dungog through the surrounding countryside.  The localities you will pass through include Marshdale, Thalaba and Alison.  There are two moderate hills and about 270m of climbing overall.


  1. To start ride north down Dowling Street past the “Obilisk” and across the Railway line.  After the Coorei bridge over the Williams River take:

  2. The first right turn into Alison Rd. After about 3kms turn left  into:
  3. Marshdale Rd. Take it easy up the first hill and enjoy the following downhills.
  4. At Thalaba Church Rd turn right. About half a km on the left is the historic Thalaba Church, which is one of the few Baptist churches in Australia with its own cemetery. Continue up the hill and
  5. At Alison Rd  turn right and follow over Alison Hill and back to Dungog.

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Thalaba Church Loop