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Perrys lookdown campground

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

This rustic campground offers you a wilderness experience in the Grose Valley with plenty of opportunities for birdwatching and walking.

Accommodation Details
Number of campsites 5
Camping type Tent, Don't mind a short walk to tent
Facilities Carpark, toilets
What to bring Drinking water, cooking water, fuel stove
Price Free.
Bookings

Bookings are not required at this campground. Campsites are available on a first-in first-served basis.

You’ll be pitching your tent on a prime spot at Perrys lookdown campground on the western edge of Blue Mountains National Park. Take in the inspiring views of the famous Blue Gum Forest from Perrys lookdown as you whisper a thank you to the bushwalkers of the 1930s. They bought and reclaimed this magnificent stand of towering eucalypts for future generations.

Gaze across the heath-covered plateaus to the huge sandstone walls of Mount Banks rising majestically from the dense forests below. Be sure to bring your binoculars for a closer view of the cliffs as well as birdlife including the colourful king parrots and crimson rosellas.

If you’re keen to get down to Blue Gum Forest in the Grose Valley, there’s the nearby challenging Perrys lookdown to Blue Gum Forest walking track.

Take a virtual tour of Perrys lookdown campground captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J Spencer/OEH.

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
Perrys Lookdown campground, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin