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Jellybean track

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

A perfect Blue Mountains day trip with the kids, Jellybean track is a short walk taking you to pretty Jellybean Pool. Swim or lilo the calm waters, bring a picnic or try bird watching.

Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Distance
1km return
Time suggested
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 3
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
Opening times

The Jellybean track in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park is:

  • open 8:30am – 7pm during daylight savings
  • open 8:30am – 6pm the rest of the year
What to
bring
Hat, drinking water, sunscreen

When it’s time to pack up the car and get out of town, Jellybean track and pool offers a great day trip for you and the kids. It’s a great spot to cool off on hot days and is not too far from the city either. Starting at the Glenbrook entrance to Blue Mountains National Park, leave your car at the Glenbrook Information Centre and start the walk from there. 

The walk follows a short track downhill to the serene Jellybean pool, flanked by sandstone cliffs. If you’ve worked up a sweat, you won’t be able to resist a dip and the kids will love swimming and liloing in these calm waters. Roll out the picnic blanket on one of the sandy beaches or lie back in the shade of the gums and doze off to the sounds of the bush. 

This walk takes you into the Glenbrook Gorge, passing mountain spotted gums and grass trees. Keep your eye out for kestrels and other birds of prey as they glide through the air looking for food. Watch for brilliantly coloured rainbow lorikeets or the cheeky gang gang with its distinctive call. If you're lucky, you might also spot a dazzling blue kingfisher zipping around the water.

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For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Google Trekker, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Conservation program:

Bush Trackers

Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.

Charles Darwin walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton

Park info

  • in Blue Mountains National Park 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 an annual pass.
  • More
    • Blue Mountains (Glenbrook)
      (02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
      Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
    • Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4739 6665
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    • Richmond
      (02) 4588 2400
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
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    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
    More
See more visitor info
Jellybean Pool, Jellybean Track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government