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Lyrebird Dell walking track is a 1.7km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
For a short walk that’s bound to recharge the batteries and revive the spirit, delightful Lyrebird Dell walking track leads through spectacular gorge country to a unique cave site of Aboriginal significance. Popular with families and birdwatchers, this medium difficulty track starts at Gordon Falls picnic area, and explores the lush escarpment near Leura, in the Blue Mountains National Park.
You’ll descend a steep set of stairs into Gordon Creek, passing through a small fern filled canyon, dotted with hanging swamps, before you arrive at Pool of Siloam. Relax in the cool air and enjoy the sounds of the peaceful waterfall, before heading back up the track and turning right.
Follow this enchanting walk as it winds slowly up the creek to Lyrebird Dell, where you’ll discover a large sandstone cave that has a long association with the traditional Aboriginal land owners of the area.
On a misty Autumn morning, you might glimpse silvereyes or mistelle toe birds flitting through the undergrowth. Lyrebirds are often seen scratching through the leaf litter.
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.
Lyrebird Dell is in the Leura precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:From Leura follow Leura Mall and turn left at Gordon Road.Follow Gordon Road to Lone Pine Avenue and turn right; the entrance to Lyrebird Dell is a short way along this road. Parking Parking is available near the start of this walk on the street. 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.