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Red Hands Cave

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Red Hands Cave.

Getting there and parking

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    Red Hands Cave is in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park. Access to the cave is via Red Hands Cave track (6km) that leaves from the southern side of the Glenbrook causeway.

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available on either side of the Glenbrook causeway and at the Oaks picnic area.

    Maps and downloads

    Download our free NSW Parks mobile app to access maps and guides when you're in this park without mobile reception.

    Safety messages

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).


    Disability access level - no wheelchair access



    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Red Hands Cave

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