Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) cycle trail Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 10km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Burramoko Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Burramoko Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 115 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.60990182

  • Longitude: 150.2975456

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Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) cycle trail is a 10km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

For an awe-inspiring ride to the edge of the magnificent Grose Wilderness, Burramoko cycle trail leads along a ridge to a dramatic rocky bluff. A trail of medium difficulty, it's an ideal nature day trip in Blue Mountains National Park, near Blackheath. With scenic valley views and crisp mountain air, it's a sublime ride for adventurous cyclists and bushwalkers.
Meandering through heathlands and open forests, look for the distinctive grass trees, with creamy coloured flowers in the spring. Ending at Baltzers lookout, also known as Hanging Rock, you'll feel on top of the world as you gaze across the scenic tree-lined gorge fringed by golden cliffs.
With all that crisp mountain air and exercise, enjoy a picnic lunch with million dollar views. If you love the thrill of cycling check out Mount Banks road cycling route.

About the region

Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.

Getting there

Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) fire trail is in the Blackheath precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:Take the train to Blackheath, or drive along Great Western Highway to Blackheath.Turn onto Ridgewell Road about 1 kilometre west of BlackheathFollow Ridgewell Road to the locked gate that marks the beginning of the Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) fire trail Parking Parking is available near the locked gate. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.


This attraction is in the Grose Wilderness, where cycling and walking groups are limited to eight people.
Check the weather before you set out and ensure you're well prepared. Weather can be unpredictable and extreme in this area and the track can become boggy when it rains.
It's a good idea to fill in the free trip intention form and hire a PLB before you set out. Bring a topographic map and compass or GPS.
There is limited mobile reception in this park.

Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

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