Walking the Six Foot Track
The Six Foot Track wends its way through Megalong Valley, as well as through the area's state forests and national parks. People generally take three days to tackle the 45-kilometre Six Foot Track, but you can opt for shorter walks on a daytrip or an overnight camping excursion.
About Megalong Valley
Megalong Valley, in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains, is rich in natural beauty, including thick eucalypt forests, spectacular sandstone cliffs and the Cox River. Be sure to take in the breathtaking view of Narrowneck, a picturesque plateau that separates the Megalong and Jamison valleys.
This farming community within Katoomba has become popular with tourists looking for an authentic Australian bush experience without having to venture too far from Sydney. Many choose to enjoy Megalong Valley on horseback, with trail rides to suit all levels, from beginners to experienced riders. The valley also makes up part of the famous Six Foot Track, a 45-kilometre footpath that winds its way through state forests and national parks. Old Ford Reserve is another great spot to stop for a picnic or set up camp.
Megalong Valley has a number of unique accommodation offerings, including homestead stays and holiday cabins.
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See kangaroos at play in the Megalong Valley of the Blue Mountains. Image Destination NSW
Horseriding in Megalong Valley, Blue Mountains. Image Nick Rains