Nellie’s Glen Lookout
  • Length: 2km

  • Duration: 1 Hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 386 Great Western Hwy, Katoomba

  • End: Six Foot Track, Katoomba

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location:

  • Distance from state capital: 104 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7039696858

  • Longitude: 150.2912592792


Nellie’s Glen Lookout is a 2km, grade 3 Return hike located in  New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs to complete.


This walk has heritage interest and views starting at the famous Explorers Tree and finishing with views of the cliffs from Nellie’s Glen lookout. The briefness of this walk makes it a great way to finish your 6 Foot Track walk if you have come from Jenolan. It’s also a great way to start the 6 Foot Track by seeing the terrain.

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