The Howlong Historic Trail consists of 28 locations and is a 13.3 kilometre circuit you walk or drive around Howlong.
The history of Howlong dates back to 1836 when Major Thomas Mitchell established his camp on the southern bank of the river. Crossing to the northern side he observed gig wheel tracks where white settlers had ventured beforehand. The town was surveyed in its present formation in 1856 with ten streets from east to west and ten streets from north to south, bounded by the Black Swan anabranch of the Murray River.
Places of interest include - The Howlong Hovell Tree, Howlong Hotel, Memorial Park, Blacksmith Shop Location and Garage.
A self guided map can be collected from the Howlong Community Resource Centre 59 Hawkins Street in Howlong or the Corowa Visitor Information Centre 88 Sanger Street in Corowa.
Shows the points of interest within Howlong and gives you information about the historic points and what they had to do with the populating of the area.
02 6026 5044
Howlong Community Resource Centre
Howlong, New South Wales, 2643
Experiences you can enjoy at Howlong Historic Curcuit Self-Guided Tour:
Historic/Heritage, Nature based