Pierces Pass to Blackheath Station
  • Length: 17.6km

  • Duration: 9 hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: One way

  • Start: Pierces Pass Rd, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: 266 Great Western Hwy, Blackheath

  • Closest Town: Blackheath

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 114 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.5701151107

  • Longitude: 150.3386346787

Trail Access

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Drinking Water

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Dog Friendly

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Pierces Pass to Blackheath Station is a 17.6km, grade 5 One way hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 9 hrs to complete.


This walk explores a section of the Grose River and the flats around the superb Blue Gum Forest. The track then climbs up to Govetts Leap Lookout and along Pope’s Glen to Blackheath. The hard yakka will be rewarded by some superb views of blue gums the gorge waterfalls and cliffs. This walk is one where you’ll want to have a friend with a car (they can enjoy some shorter walks or the great cafes in the area) or hail a taxi.

Download maps and tracknotes for Pierces Pass to Blackheath Station hiking track from wildwalks.com.