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Jellybean track is a 1km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
When it’s time to pack up the car and get out of town, Jellybean track and pool offers a great day trip for you and the kids. It’s a great spot to cool off on hot days and is not too far from the city either. Starting at the Glenbrook entrance to Blue Mountains National Park, leave your car at the Glenbrook Information Centre and start the walk from there.
The walk follows a short track downhill to the serene Jellybean pool, flanked by sandstone cliffs. If you’ve worked up a sweat, you won’t be able to resist a dip and the kids will love swimming and liloing in these calm waters. Roll out the picnic blanket on one of the sandy beaches or lie back in the shade of the gums and doze off to the sounds of the bush.
This walk takes you into the Glenbrook Gorge, passing mountain spotted gums and grass trees. Keep your eye out for kestrels and other birds of prey as they glide through the air looking for food. Watch for brilliantly coloured rainbow lorikeets or the cheeky gang gang with its distinctive call. If you’re lucky, you might also spot a dazzling blue kingfisher zipping around the water.
Take a virtual tour of Jellybean track captured with Google Street View Trekker.
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.
To Glenbrook Gorge carpark. Jellybean track and pool is located in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park. From Sydney: Follow the Great Western Highway and look for signs to Glenbrook Turn left into Ross Street and then take Bruce Road The main entrance to the park is at Glenbrook Information Centre You can skip most of the walk by driving right down to Jellybean carpark. It’s a much shorter descent to the pool. Park entry points Glenbrook Gorge carpark See on map Road quality Sealed roads Vehicle access 2WD vehicles Weather restrictions All weather Parking Parking is available at Glenbrook Information Centre. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited then.
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.