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Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) trail

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) trail.

Getting there and parking

Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) trail is in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • Take the train to Blackheath, or drive along Great Western Highway to Blackheath
  • Turn onto Ridgewell Road about 1km west of Blackheath
  • Follow Ridgewell Road to the locked gate that marks the beginning of the Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) fire trail.


Parking is available near the locked gate on Ridgewell Road. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.


The nearest toilet facilities are located off-park in Blackheath at Memorial Park, corner of Hat Hill Road and Great Western Highway.

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Safety messages

  • This trail leads to an unfenced lookout on a rocky platform with a long drop - please take care near the edge and supervise children at all times.
  • Cyclists please give way to walkers on the trail.
  • This park is in a remote location, so please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

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.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

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).



Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

Commercial filming and photography

Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


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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