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Bushwalks & Bushwalking Tracks

There are so many amazing bushwalking tracks to explore throughout the Blue mountains region.

Check out the table below of some of the more popular walks in this stunning World Heritage listed region.

Please Note:
For updates on closed areas within the Blue Mountains, please check the NSW Government website for
National Parks and Wildlife Service Park Closure information.

The Blue Mountains features some of the World's most spectacular bushwalks...


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See Also:
Six Foot Track  |  National Parks Discovery Walks
Camping  |  Guided Bushwalks Websites

Grading of Tracks
Wheel Chair accessible.
Easy: Suitable for all ages, but take care with children.
Med: Some steps and stairs - for people who walk occasionally.
Hard: Steep stairs and steps - for people who walk regularly. Visitors with heart or breathing difficulties should not attempt these walks.
Exp: Experienced walkers only - High level of fitness and navigational skill required, minimum 3 in group. Advise friends or police of route and destination times.
Safety Information

Check List for Walkers:

• KEEP WELL BACK FROM CLIFF EDGES.
• Do not climb safety fences.
• Supervise Children Carefully.
• Always carry water for drinking.
• For longer walks warm, waterproof clothing is advised. Weather changes can be
  dramatic and swift in the mountains
• Know your route - and advise friends where you are going and what time to expect you back
• Wear sensible walking shoes (boots are not essential)
• Carry a bag for rubbish and encourage others to do likewise
• Wear a hat and protect skin from sun
• Keep to the tracks

Glenbrook / Warrimoo
Name of Walk / Location Time
Approx.
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-
falls
Rain-forest Bird- Life
Knapsack Gully Viaduct                1 Easy
2km Return          
Lapstone Zig Zag/Knapsack Gully Viaduct 1 Easy 3km Return      
Nat. Park Glenbrook Entrance/Euroka Picnic Area 3 Easy 6km Return        
Euroka Creek/Nepean River 1 Easy 2.5km Return        
Bluff Reserve Lookout Circuit 0.5 Easy 1km Circuit           
Nat. Park Glenbrook Entrance/Red Hands Cave 4 Med 8 km Circuit   Follows
Creek
Jellybean Pool or Blue Pool 1 Med 2km Return   Swim-ming  
Florabella Pass 3 Med 5.5km One Way           
Jack Evans Track
(Erskine Creek)
4 Hard 2.5km Return        

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Springwood / Faulconbridge
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When
Misty
Picnic  Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Madoline Glen/Birdwood Gully 1.5 Easy 2.5km Circuit        
Springwood / Sassafras Gully / Victory Track / Faulconbridge 4 Easy 8km
One Way
      
Wiggins Track / Sassafras / Glenbrook / Magdala Creek 5 Med. 10km Circuit     
Blue Gum Swamp/Shaws Ridge 4 Med 8km Circuit      

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Lawson
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic  Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Dantes Glen / Empire Pass/Frederica Falls 2.5 Med. 3km Circuit  
South Lawson Waterfall Circuit 2.5 Med. 4km Circuit     

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Wentworth Falls
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Charles Darwin Walk 1.5 Easy 2.5km One Way  
Rocket Point 1.5 Med. 2km Return    
Weeping Rock/Queens Cascade 1 Med. 1km Return  
Princes Rock Lookout 0.5 Med. 1km Return      
Den Fenella 1.5 Med. 2km Return  
Valley of the Waters Nature Track 3 Med. 4km Circuit  
Valley of the Waters/Lilians Glen/Inspiration Point 2.5 Med. 5km One Way  
Overcliff / Undercliff / National Pass / Valley of the Waters 4.5 Hard 6km Circuit    
Valley of the Waters/Wentworth Pass/National Park 5 Exp 6km Circuit  

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Leura
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Sublime Point Lookout 0.5 Easy 0.5km Return        
Gordon Falls to Leura Falls 1 Easy 2km One Way    
Leura Cascades to Bridal Veil Falls 1 Easy 1km Return  
Lyrebird Dell/Pool of Siloam 2 Med. 2km Circuit  
Leura Cascades Round Walk 1 Med. 2km Circuit  
Lockley Pylon 4 Med. 9km Return            
Leura Cascades /Leura Forest/Fern Bower Circuit 3 Hard 3km
Return
 

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Katoomba
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site
Nearby
Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Three Sisters Walk 0.5 Easy 1km Return        
Echo Point/Prince Henry Cliff Walk/Katoomba Falls 1.5 Easy 4km Return    
Katoomba Falls /Cliff View Lookout          0.5 Easy
0.5km
Return
   
Boars Head Rock / Cahills Lookout 0.5 Easy 0.5km Return            
Echo Point/Prince Henry Cliff Walk/Gordon Falls 2.5 Med. 5km
One Way
   
Katoomba Falls / Furber Steps / Scenic Railway 1.5 Med. 2km Circuit  
Katoomba Falls Round Walk 1 Med. 1km
Circuit
 
Minnehaha Falls 1.5 Med. 2km Return  
Giant Stairway / Dardanelles Pass / Leura Forest/Federal Pass/Giant Stairway 4.5 Hard 6km Circuit  
Giant Stairway / Federal Pass / Scenic Railway/Prince Henry Cliff Walk 2.5 Exp 7km Circuit  
Furber Steps / Ruined Castle / Golden Stairs 8 Exp 14km Return
Scenic Railway / Ruined Castle 7 Exp 12km Return  
Golden Stairs / Ruined Castle 5 Exp 8km Return        
Explorers Tree/Old Reserve via Six Foot Track 4.5 Exp 7.5km One Way      
Six Foot Track/Katoomba to Jenolan Caves 3
days
Exp 42km One Way

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Blackheath
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Fairfax Heritage Track                 1 Easy
2km One Way  
Govetts Leap / Evans Lookout 1.5 Med. 3km One Way    
Govetts Leap / Pulpit Rock 3 Med. 5km Return    
Govetts Leap / Braeside Walk 1.5 Med 3km Return    
Neates Glen / Grand Canyon 4 Med. 5km Circuit  
Centennial Glen / Porters Pass 3 Med. 4km Circuit      
Popes Glen/Govetts Leap 3 Med 6km Return  
Walls Cave Walk 1 Med 2km One Way        
Perrys Lookdown / Blue Gum Forest 5.5 Exp 5km Return    
Govetts Leap / Blue Gum Forest / Perrys Lookdown / Grose Valley 10 Exp 15km Circuit  
Evans Lookout/Beauchamp Falls/Junction Rock/Govetts Leap 7 Exp 6km Circuit  
Pierces Pass/Grose Valley 6 Exp 6km Return  

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Lithgow
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Lithgow City Heritage Walk  1.5 Easy
3km Circuit        
Blackman's Crown 1 Med 2km Return          
Eskbank Walk 1.5 Med 3km
One Way
         
Deep Pass 4 Hard 5km Return  
Glow Worm Tunnel 2 Med 3km Return      
Newnes Oil Shale Ruins 2 Med 5km Circuit      
Old Coach Road 4 Med 10km
One Way
   
Zig Zag Walking Track 0.5 Med 2.5km
One Way
 
Pipeline Track 4 Hard 11km
One Way
         

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Megalong Valley
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Coachwood Glen 1 Med 1km Circuit        
Old Cemetery to Cox River via Six Foot Track 6 Med 14km Return    

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Mount Victoria/Mount York
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Fairy Bower/Coxs Cave/Mt Piddington 2.5 Med 3km Return  
Reinitz Pass/ Bushranger Cave 3 Med 3km Circuit        
Berghofers Pass 1 Med 3km Return        
Coxs Road/ Nature Walk 2 Med 3km One Way      
Lawsons Long Alley/Lockyers Loop Road 4 Med 11km Return      
Victoria Falls Lookout/ Burra Korain Flat 5 Hard 6km Return

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Bells Line of Road
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Mt Banks Walk 2 Med 2km Return        

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Mount Wilson
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Cathedral of Ferns 0.5 Easy 0.5km Return      

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Oberon
Name of Walk / Location Time
(hrs)
Grade Approx. Distance OK When Misty Picnic Nearby Toilets Nearby Camp- Site Views Water-falls Rain-forest Bird- Life
Kanangra Walls Lookout 0.5 Easy
1km Return        
Evan's Crown 2 Med 3km Return          
Kanangra Plateau Walk 2 Med 3km Circuit        
Kanangra Waterfalls Walk 1 Hard 2km Return      

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