Lockey Pylon to Blackheath Station
  • Length: 16.5km

  • Duration: 2 Days

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Mount Hay Rd, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: 266 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Blackheath

  • Distance from CBD: 109 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6510764

  • Longitude: 150.3716306

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Lockey Pylon to Blackheath Station is a 16.5km, grade 4 One way hike located in Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 2 days to complete.

Hike Summary

This walk starts in the low heath and cliff views of Lockley Pylon. The pylon and other notable features can be seen along the track while the descent down to the Blue Gum Forest provides plenty of photographic opportunities. After camping overnight at Acacia Flats the walk heads out via Govetts Leap and Pope's Glen visiting many little cascades and the awesome Bridal Falls. A great overnight walk.

Download maps and tracknotes for Lockey Pylon to Blackheath Station hiking track from wildwalks.com.

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5 thoughts on “Lockey Pylon to Blackheath Station (16.5km)

  1. Hi guys,
    I am planning to do this hike in December. we think we will park the car at the Backheath station, and transfer to Lockley Pylon to start the hiking. But I am not sure how to get to Lockley Pylo. Can anyone suggest please?

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