Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest
  • Length: 14km

  • Duration: 6 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Pierces Pass Rd, Blue Mountains National Park

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

  • Closest Town: Mount Victoria

  • 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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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

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Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

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Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest is a 14km, grade 5 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This walk explores a beautiful section of the Grose Valley from Bells Line of Road. The walk heads down Pierces Pass and follows the magnificent Grose River to the Blue Gum Forest. The Blue Gum Forest is an icon of Blue Mountains bushwalking and this track gives you a great way to reach it. You then return the same way or alternatively finish by climbing to Perrys Lookdown to make this a one-way walk.


Download maps and tracknotes for Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest hiking track from wildwalks.com.