Infowalking distance: 8.1 km
duration: 5:18 h
walking: 2:42 h
elevation diff: 631 m
location: Blue mountains
driving distance: 100 km
driving time: 1:40 h
water available: no
Max elevation: 948 m
Min elevation: 747 m
Total climbing: 650 m
Total time: 05:18:35
Other incidents: Restricted Parking in Euroka Day Use Area
They Day Use area of the Euroka Precinct in Blue Mountains National Park has limited parking due to road works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 4720 6200.
Closed areas: Mt Portal Closed due to Road works
Mount Portal Lookout of Blue Mountains National Park is closed due to essential road works until Wednesday 30 June 2021.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 4720 6200 or via email@example.com.
Closed areas: Blue Mountains National Park - closed areas
All campgrounds and campsites listed on our website require a booking to be made before you visit. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.
The following areas of Blue Mountains National Park are closed due to bushfire or storm damage, road or track works:
Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls
- Part of National Pass from Valley of Waters to Slacks Stairs, due to ongoing rockfall risk.
- Amphitheatre track from the base of Bridal Veil falls to Fern Bower, due to ongoing rockfall risk.
- Part of Prince Henry Cliff walk between Leura Cascades and the Bridal Veil View lookout track junction is closed Tuesdays to Fridays only, due to track maintenance. There is no pedestrian access between Katoomba and Leura within the national park. Walkers accessing Leura Cascades from the east must return by the same route.
- Part of Prince Henry Cliff walk between the Fern Bower junction and Tallawalla lookout is closed due to a major landslide and track maintenance. Walkers can exit/enter via Silver Mist picnic area. (Note: Walkers can still access Fern Bower via Solitary Restaurant).
- Prince Henry Cliff walk between Gordon Falls lookout and Olympian lookout, due to landslides. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
- Charles Darwin walk north of Weeping Rock circuit. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
- Murphys Glen (campground and picnic area) is closed to vehicles due to wet weather. Walkers and cyclists permitted.
- Ingar Road is closed where it traverses private property at the end of Queen Elizabeth Drive. Ingar campground is therefore closed to vehicles. Walkers and cyclists permitted where they do not traverse private property.
- Andersons trail is impassable to vehicles (where authorised) due to flood/tree damage. Cyclists and walkers can traverse around.
- Kedumba Valley Road will be closed to all traffic (walkers and runners included) on Monday 7 June 2021 due to rock clearing. Otherwise Kedumba Valley Road and Sublime Point fire trail are closed to all vehicles Monday to Friday until Friday 11 June 2021, for road repairs. Walkers and runners should avoid the routes where possible. They are permitted, but should keep well clear of machinery.
- Govetts Leap descent and Rodriguez Pass walking track, due to fire damage to infrastructure and landslides after storms.
- Perrys Lookdown campground, due to dangerous trees.
- Walls Cave, Popes Glen and Pulpit Rock tracks are closed due to fire and flood damage and associated repairs.
- Pierces Pass Road is closed due to storm damage. Walkers and cyclists permitted.
- Pulpit Rock climbing area and all other areas that require access along closed walking tracks or roads.
- Wollangambe 1 Canyon closed due to a dangerous whirlpool.
If you arrive at your local national park or other public space and it is too crowded to practice social distancing, it's your responsibility to leave the area.
To check which areas are closed, click the 'Show list' button on the Blue Mountains National Park page alert.
For further information call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).
Closed areas: Burralow Road and Tabaraga Ridge fire trail closed
Burralow Road and Tabaraga Ridge fire trail are closed until further notice due to landslip. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.
Closed areas: Boobook campsite at Wheeny Creek closed
Boobook campsite at Wheeny Creek is closed due to flood damage, until further notice. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.
Other planned events: Truck movements for essential repairs
Please be aware trucks will be entering Blue Mountains National Park, Kedumba Valley via Kings Tableland Road, Wentworth Falls on weekdays from Monday 24 May to Wednesday 16 June 2021. The trucks will deliver material between 7am and 5pm for essential repairs to damaged fire trails.
Closed areas: Dunphys (Green Gully) campground and picnic area closure
Dunphys (Green Gully) campground and picnic area is closed to vehicles from Monday Monday 14 June to Friday 18 June 2021 for roadworks.
Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting an aerial baiting program from Monday 17 May to Friday 28 May 2021.
The operation will involve the use of meat baits, and meat bait products containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes in the following parks, reserves and state conservation areas:
- Bargo State Conservation Area
- Blue Mountains National Park
- Guula Ngurra National Park
- Nattai National Park
- Wollemi National Park.
Baits may remain active in the environment for up to a month after delivery.
All baiting locations will be identified by signs. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the Hawkesbury-Nattai Area Glenbrook Office on 02 4720 6200 for more information.
Safety alerts: Advanced navigation required for Kanangra to Katoomba (K2K) track
Kanangra to Katoomba (K2K) track has been damaged by fire, storms and flooding. The trail is overgrown with significant understorey brush and grass growth.
Fallen trees, vegetation covered loose rocks and burnt out stump holes may result in slips, trips and falls. Advanced navigation skills are required to undertake this trail.
Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed
Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed until further notice. This includes Gorge walking track. No access to the area is permitted. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury area office on 02 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.
Safety alerts: Mount Solitary/Ruined Castle walking tracks affected by flood
Mount Solitary and Ruined Castle walking tracks are flood affected. Caution is advised when entering these areas. Hazards that may be present include fallen trees, washed-out drainage and creek lines, landslides, unstable surfaces and changes to track condition.
A high level of preparedness is required. Please exercise caution in remote areas.
Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox control program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a strategic ground and aerial baiting program for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The operations will involve the use of meat, manufactured products and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE’s) containing Poison 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be continuous and ongoing from Thursday 31 December 2020 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 in the following parks, reserves and state conservation areas:
- Abercrombie National Park and State Conservation Area
- Gardens of Stone National Park
- Wollemi National Park
- Blue Mountains National Park
- Turon National Park
- Marrangaroo National Park
- Mares Forest National Park
- Kanangra-Boyd National Park
- Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, call the NPWS Kanangra area on 02 6336 6200.
Other planned events: Six Foot Track - camping registration
If you're planning to stay at a campground managed by Crown Lands (e.g. on Six Foot Track) from 1 June 2020, you now need to fill out the Crown reserves camping registration form.
To register fill in the online form and submit.
This link can be emailed or sent by text message. The form can be submitted on a smartphone or computer.
This is requiered to comply with the Public Health Order and COVID-19 Safety Plans.