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Woodford – Oaks trail

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Cycling the Woodford – Oaks trail offers dazzling scenic views, heath and delightful picnicking near Glenbrook, in Blue Mountains National Park.

27km one-way
Time suggested
3hrs 30min
Opening times

If you're driving into the Glenbrook area, the gates are open:

  • First Sunday in October to first Sunday in April 8.30am to 7pm
  • Rest of year 8.30am to 6pm
  • Cyclists and walkers have 24hr access
What to
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • Check the weather before you set out as this cycling trail can become boggy when it rains.
  • Drinking water is available just inside the gate to this trail, at a tap installed by NPWS. Please use this tap to fill your water bottles rather than the neighbours’ garden taps.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park
  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, please ensure you are well prepared for your visit.

For an invigorating ride or walk that will work your muscles and clear your head, try Woodford - Oaks trail in Blue Mountains National Park. The track leads from Woodford to Glenbrook and makes a great day out in the mountains for friends or family looking for heart pumping adventure and fresh mountain air.

Take in the expansive scenic views as the medium trail winds through heath, gradually giving way to open forest. Arriving at The Oaks picnic area, named for the nearby casuarinas, enjoy a well-earned lunch. From here, the track continues as a dedicated cycle track with a steep ride up Glenbrook Gorge to the station.

In the warmer months, the aroma of wildflowers and eucalypts mingle to create a heady perfume. It’s also a very popular track for cyclists and runners, and attracts over 850 participants for the annual Woodford to Glenbrook Classic.

Take a virtual tour of Woodford – Oaks trail captured with Google Street View Trekker.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Also see

  • Blue Pool, near Glenbrook in Blue Mountains National Park. Photo © Natasha Webb

    Blue Pool walking track

    The family will love a day-trip to Blue Pool walking track. The tranquil bush setting is ideal for swimming and picnicking in Blue Mountains National Park, Glenbrook.

  • Jellybean Pool, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton © OEH

    Jellybean track

    A perfect Blue Mountains day trip with the kids, Jellybean track is a short walk taking you to pretty Jellybean Pool. Swim or lilo the calm waters, bring a picnic or try bird watching.

  • Glenbrook Gorge track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton © OEH

    Glenbrook Gorge track

    Challenging Glenbrook Gorge track offers rock-hopping along a creek bed in beautiful bushland, past an historic railway tunnel, in Blue Mountains National Park.

  • Red Hands Cave, Blue Mountains National Parks. Photo: Craig Marshall © OEH and photographer

    Red Hands Cave walking track - Blue Mountains National Park

    Red Hands Cave walking track, in Blue Mountains National Park, offers impressive Aboriginal stencil art with picnicking and birdwatching, near Glenbrook.


Google Street View Trekker

Using Google Street View Trekker, we've captured imagery across a range of NSW national parks and attractions. Get a bird's eye view of these incredible landscapes before setting off on your own adventure.

Google Trekker at Cape Byron State Conservation Area. Photo: J 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

General enquiries

Park info

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