Blue Mountains National Park | NSW National Parks (2024)

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Explore World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, home of the famous Three Sisters in Katoomba. Discover iconic lookouts and waterfalls, historic walking tracks, mountain biking, Aboriginal culture, adventure sports, and camping - right on Sydney's doorstep.

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Blue Mountains Heritage Centre is a good introduction to this popular park, and the Greater Blue Mountains Area World Heritage Property.

Pack a picnic and enjoy a day trip to marvel at the Three Sisters rock formation from Echo Point, in Katoomba. Take in sweeping views of sheer sandstone cliffs and hazy blue Grose Valley declared wilderness area from Govetts Leap, in Blackheath.

At Wentworth Falls you're spoilt for choice with world-class lookouts, walks and waterfalls. Why not take on the challenge of hiking 19km from Wentworth Falls to Leura, then on to Katoomba over 2 days onGrand Cliff Top Walk?

This certified Ecotourism Destination is a walker's paradise, boasting over 140km of tracks and trails. Climb Mount Banks' summitor descend deep into the Grand Canyon. Combine a short walk with Aboriginal rock artor a swim in a natural pool, near Glenbrook.

Mountain bike riders can tackle the famed Woodford-Oaks trail, scenic Narrow Neck, or Faulconbridge Ridge trail. There are also great opportunities for adventure sports tours, including abseiling, rock climbing and canyoning.

Within just 2 hours' drive from Sydney, you cancamp by majestic eucalypts at Euroka, or watch a spectacular sunset at Perrys Lookdown. Seek solitude at remote Acacia Flat, or 4WD to Mount Werong or Burralow Creek, for a night of stargazing and wildlife spotting.

Katoomba area

Katoomba area is the heart of Blue Mountains National Park. This popular day trip from Sydney is home of the iconic Three Sisters as well as Grand Cliff Top Walk. It's packed with world-class views an...

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Blackheath area

Blackheath area spoils you with amazing walks, mountain biking and cliff top views in Blue Mountains National Park. Visit Govetts Leap, conquer the Grand Canyon and explore the Grose Wilderness.

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Glenbrook area

Glenbrook area is your eastern gateway to Blue Mountains National Park from Sydney. Camp in the wild and enjoy natural swimming spots, Aboriginal rock art, walks and mountain biking, so close to Sydne...

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Lower Grose Valley area

The Lower Grose Valley area of Blue Mountains National Park tempts you with crowd-free nature escapes. Discover remote camping, walks, and mountain bike trails to secluded lookouts and waterfalls, les...

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Mount Wilson area

Visit the natural wonders of Mount Wilson area on an exhilarating walk or mountain bike ride. Hike to Mount Banks, or explore canyons and wilderness in this remote corner of Blue Mountains National Pa...

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Southern Blue Mountains area

The Southern Blue Mountains area near Oberon is a hidden corner of Blue Mountains National Park. Get off the beaten track and explore remote campgrounds, wilderness walks and 4WD routes. Nearby, Yerra...

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General enquiries

  • National Parks Contact Centre
  • 7am to 7pm daily
  • 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
  • parks.info@environment.nsw.gov.au

Contact

  • in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
  • Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.

    Buy annual pass
    • Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and Blackheath office
      02 4787 8877
      Contact hours: 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
    • 270 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785
    • Email: bluemountains.heritagecentre@environment.nsw.gov.au
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    • Glenbrook office
      02 4632 4500 Infoline
      Contact hours: Entry station is only open on weekends, public holidays and school holidays.
    • 68 Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW 2773
    • Email: npws.hawkesburynattai@environment.nsw.gov.au
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    • Oberon office
      02 6336 6200
      Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm.
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW 2787
    • Email: npws.kanangra@environment.nsw.gov.au
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