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Grand Canyon

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Grand Canyon.

Getting there and parking

Grand Canyon track starts at Grand Canyon carpark in Blue Mountains National Park. To get there from Blackheath:

  • Turn off Great Western Highway into Evans Lookout Road
  • Follow Evans Lookout Road until you reach Grand Canyon carpark

Road quality

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


Parking is available at Grand Canyon carpark.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Don't visit the canyon just before, during or after heavy rainfall or storms. Check park alerts before you go.

Adventure sports

Adventure sports like climbing, caving, canyoning and abseiling offer a thrilling opportunity to explore our unique environments. Before you head out, be aware of the risks and stay safe during adventure sports.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Please read these tips to stay safe around waterfalls.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access





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


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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