Explore stunning hiking trails of Blue Mountains National Park

Discover the diverse trails of Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales, offering hikes and walks for all skill levels and interests. Find your perfect adventure today.

Grade 2

Lapstone Viaduct & Zig Zag Walk (3km)

Explore World Heritage Wonders in Blue Mountains National Park

The Blue Mountains National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most visited national park in New South Wales, lies just a two-hour drive west of Sydney. This vast wilderness area offers a range of experiences for all interests.

Start your exploration at Katoomba, the park’s hub. Here, Echo Point provides iconic views of the Three Sisters rock formation, while the nearby Blue Mountains Heritage Centre offers an introduction to the park’s rich history and natural wonders.

Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Blue Mountains with a variety of walks and bushwalks. Hike to the top of Mount Banks or challenge yourself with the multi-day Grand Cliff Top Walk, stretching from Wentworth Falls to Katoomba. For shorter walks, explore Aboriginal rock art near Glenbrook or cool off with a swim in a natural pool.

Scenic lookouts abound throughout the park. Marvel at the panoramic views from Govetts Leap in Blackheath, overlooking the Grose Valley wilderness area. In Katoomba, Narrow Neck Lookout offers stunning vistas, while Scenic World boasts breathtaking ways to experience the scenery with its skyway, railway and walkway.

Beyond lookouts, discover hidden waterfalls like Wentworth Falls. Mountain biking enthusiasts can tackle challenging trails like Woodford-Oaks or Faulconbridge Ridge. Adrenaline seekers can partake in adventure sports including abseiling, rock climbing and canyoning.

The park caters to all types of camping experiences. Choose from family-friendly campgrounds near Katoomba or remote locations like Acacia Flat for a secluded escape under the stars.

Whether you seek adventure, relaxation or cultural discovery, Blue Mountains National Park offers something for everyone.

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