There are 13 patches of planted trees in the creeklands that are set back away from Dumaresq Creek (separate from plantings along the creek banks, so falling into the creek isn’t a risk). Each features just one or a few species of tree and most feature a grass or shrub species as well. There is a booklet about these tree circles which includes a map available here Armidale biodiversity walk (PDF 4MB).
To a child with a little imagination, being in the middle of one of these miniature forests can be a wild experience or a place of stories awaiting their creation. So, don’t just look at them – go in, be in, listen, smell, feel, then peak out.