Euroka to Red Hands Cave
  • Length: 4.3km

  • Duration: 1 hr 45 mins

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Ironbarks Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Red Hands Firetrail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Glenbrook

  • Distance from CBD: 66.5 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.79956075

  • Longitude: 150.6163224

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Campfire Pit

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Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

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Prams & Strollers

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Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Euroka to Red Hands Cave is a 4.3km, grade 5 One way hike located in Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs 45 mins to complete.

Hike Summary

The walk to Red Hands Caves is quite a heritage walk with both Indigenous art and grinding grooves to see. The walk leaves Euroka camping area and heads down through the valleys passing the heritage areas. The walk finishes at Red Hands Cave picnic area a perfect spot for lunch. As an alternative you could retrace your footsteps back to Euroka Camping area to make this a return walk.

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Blue Mountains National Park

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