The village was formerly a station on the Main Southern Railway. During the early 1860s, increased settlement occurred due to the rich soil that was derived from decomposing volcanic rock. The railway line was deviated in 1919 to a less steep alignment with easier grades and the original line became the Picton Loop Line. Colo Vale railway station, though disused, has been restored and is in good condition. The word Colo is believed to be an Aboriginal word for “a hill formed by volcanic rock”.

Top Things To Do In Colo Vale

1. Belle Fleur Lavender

It is our goal to bring a wide range of natural aromatherapy products to the market, using the best quality ingredients made to the highest standards. Our products have been specially designed to be suitable for use by all members of your family, so that everybody may enjoy the delicate fragrances and essential oils of Belle Fleur lavender.

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2. Cave Creek Walking Track - Currently Closed until further notice

The Cave Creek walking track is one of a network of tracks being established by the Department of Lands throughout NSW.

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3. Colo Vale Tennis Club

Available for casual hire.

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