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


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.


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.