Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest
  • Length: 4.3km

  • Duration: 4 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Perrys Lookdown Walking Track, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Mount Banks Rd Ext, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Blackheath

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 120 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.5993944935

  • Longitude: 150.34601912


Perrys Lookdown to Blue Gum Forest is a 4.3km, grade 4 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs to complete.


The wonderful walk from Perrys Lookdown into the Blue Gum Forest follows a clear an steep track into one of the region’s bushwalking and conservation icons. Allow plenty of time to explore the majestic Blue Gum Forest looking up the tall trees and enjoying the birds flying through the area. The track is steep and the valley tempts visitors to stay and enjoy for a long time. If you want to stay overnight Acacia Flats campsite is only 500m from the forest. To return to the car park retrace your steps up the hill.

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