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Mount Banks Road cycle route

Mount Wilson area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Mount Banks Road cycle route.

Getting there and parking

Mount Banks Road cycle route is in the Mount Wilson area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there from Sydney:

  • Take the Bells Line of Road from Richmond towards Lithgow
  • About 7km after Mount Tomah, turn left at the sign to Mount Banks picnic area
  • The cycle track starts at the picnic area.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Parking

There's a carpark with limited space, for around 10 vehicles, at Mount Banks picnic area.

Facilities

Picnic tables and non-flush toilet facilities are located at Mount Banks picnic area.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

  • Keep well back from cliff edges at all times, especially when taking photos.
  • There are no fences in this area so please take care and stay on marked tracks.

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 cycling safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

Prohibited

Pets

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

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Mount Banks Road cycle route

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Mount Banks road cycle extension, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: E Sheargold/OEH