A number of areas – including picnic grounds and walking tracks – in the Blue Mountains region are currently closed following a rockfall incident. Please avoid these areas until further notice. For more information on the affected locations, visit the NSW National Parks website.
Whether you’re out for a gentle stroll with the family or embarking on a vigorous multi-day trek with calf-burning descents to the valley floor, the Blue Mountains has a bushwalk to suit every level of ability and enthusiasm. And the rewards? Immersion into nature. Solitude. Fresh air. Wildlife galore. And incredible views of rugged escarpments, distant peaks, tumbling waterfalls and silent forests – a balm for body and soul.
Walks for all ages
In the heart of the Blue Mountains, near the breathtaking panorama of Echo Point Lookout in Katoomba, the family-friendly Three Sisters Walk takes you down a gentle slope to an outcrop near the iconic landmark, resonating with spiritual significance for the region’s traditional owners.
Spectacular medium to hard walks take you deeper into a wonderland of secluded valleys, tumbling waterfalls, moody canyons, ferns and brooks. The 12km Mount Solitary Walking Track from Katoomba will enchant the dedicated walker with woodland and rainforest.
Other walks that will get the heart pumping include:
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