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Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) cycle trail

Blue Mountains National Park


Cycling and walking with fantastic scenic gorge views, Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) cycle trail highlights Grose Wilderness in Blue Mountains National Park, near Blackheath.

Blue Mountains National Park
10km return
Time suggested
What to
Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
Please note
  • This attraction is in the Grose Wilderness, where cycling and walking groups are limited to eight people.
  • Check the weather before you set out and ensure you're well prepared. Weather can be unpredictable and extreme in this area and the track can become boggy when it rains.
  • It's a good idea to fill in the free trip intention form and hire a PLB before you set out. Bring a topographic map and compass or GPS.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park.

For an awe-inspiring ride to the edge of the magnificent Grose Wilderness, Burramoko cycle trail leads along a ridge to a dramatic rocky bluff. A trail of medium difficulty, it’s an ideal nature day trip in Blue Mountains National Park, near Blackheath. With scenic valley views and crisp mountain air, it’s a sublime ride for adventurous cyclists and bushwalkers.

Meandering through heathlands and open forests, look for the distinctive grass trees, with creamy coloured flowers in the spring. Ending at Baltzers lookout, also known as Hanging Rock, you’ll feel on top of the world as you gaze across the scenic tree-lined gorge fringed by golden cliffs.

With all that crisp mountain air and exercise, enjoy a picnic lunch with million dollar views. If you love the thrill of cycling check out Mount Banks road cycling route.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John 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

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Hanging rock, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/OEH