Blue Mountains National Park - Grand Canyon Walk - Blackheath
This classic walk in the world heritage listed Blue Mountains National Park was first established in 1907, taking walkers along the path of a canyon. In places, it avoids deeper and more dangerous sections of the canyon by following a path cut halfway up the cliff - a feat that today offers spectacular views of the valley.
Type of forest Dry eucalypt forest
Walking distance: 5.4 kilometre
Time: 3.5 hours
How to get there: The Blue Mountains is a 90 minute drive from Sydney. The walk begins from the intersection of Grand Canyon Loop car park and Neates Glen Track.