Blue Vale is a suburb under the local government area of Gunnedah Shire, which is situated on the North West Slopes of New South Wales. The Gunnedah Shire is noted for its rich wildlife, which includes native animals such as koalas, kangaroos and echidnas. Throughout the area, koala can be seen dotting the trees. Blue Vale is located near Gulligal Lagoon and the Namoi River, the latter of which helps irrigate farms. The nearby town of Kelvin is also within reach of state forests, which adventurers can explore to escape from city life and revel in the beauty of nature. Visitor centres are available throughout Gunnedah Shire in order to help visitors to Blue Vale make the most of their trips.