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Blue Mountains Bushwalks

Blackheath offers some of the best bushwalks in the Blue Mountains…

Blackheath is situated in a World Heritage Environment that offers unlimited possibilities to discover this region. Walks vary in duration, intensity and skill.

Our favourite walks are listed below:

Pope’s Glen

Start: Just past the duck pond in Memorial Park.

End: George Phillip’s Lookout, near Govetts Leap Lookout.

Length: 2.6km one-way

Intensity: Easy

Inclination: Flat

Sights: Bushwalking on trail through the bush ending up at a spectacular lookout

Pulpit Rock – option A

Start: Govetts Leap Lookout

End: Pulpit Rock, at end of Hat Hill Road

Length: 4.2km one-way

Intensity: Medium

Inclination: Following cliff edge (very safe!) slight ups and downs – hardest bit at beginning

Sights: Horseshoe Falls – crossing over river, Grose valley beneath

Pulpit Rock – option B

Start: End of Hat Hill Road

End: End of Hat Hill Road

Length: 1km return

Intensity: Easy

Inclination: Downhill to lookout (then uphill upon return!)

Sights: Stunning cliff view-point and for the daring, climb down the iron staircase to stand on top of Pulpit Rock

Grand Canyon: 15/4 email from Rosie

For further information on walks and purchasing maps, please visit NSW National Parks & Wildlife web site.