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Evans lookout

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Evans lookout.

Getting there and parking

Evans lookout is in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park.To get there:

  • Take Great Western Highway towards Blackheath
  • Turn on to Evans Lookout Road, east of Blackheath village
  • Follow Evans Lookout Road around 3km to its end, where you'll reach the Evans lookout carpark.

Road quality

The road is unsealed from Neates Glen to Evans lookout but is mostly suitable for 2WD.

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


  • There's a carpark at Evans lookout including 2 accessible parking spaces for those with an Australian Disability Parking Permit or a NSW Mobility Parking Scheme permit.
  • If Evans lookout carpark is full you can also use the nearby Grand Canyon carpark.



There's an accessible toilet at the lookout. You can reach the toilet block via a concrete path.

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables


Step-free access

The lookout and surrounding area is step-free and mostly flat. There are concrete and paved stone pathways from the carpark to the information shelter, lookout and toilets.

On the way to the lookout, there's a metal ramp with handrails that has a maximum gradient of 1:14.

  • Step-free outdoor pathways

Seats and resting points

There are wooden benches and seats made out of rock slabs at the lookout. All seats have armrests.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Please stay behind the fence and on the marked tracks when exploring Evans lookout.

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.

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).


Disability access level - easy

There's step-free access around Evans lookout with concrete and paved stone pathways that lead from the carpark to the lookout, information shelter and amenities.

The lookout has accessible facilities including:

  • An accessible toilet
  • Bench seats and resting points
  • 2 accessible parking spaces for those with an Australian Disability Parking Permit or a NSW Mobility Parking Scheme permit.


Please note that climbing and abseiling are prohibited at this lookout.


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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