Short but steep Carlotta Arch walking track, also called Shaping Waters walk, offers fantastic views of limestone formations and beautiful Blue Lake, at Jenolan Caves.
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Combining several hiking tracks, this extended day walk is one of the region’s best, taking in scenic views of the coast and Sydney, with access to nearby forest picnic spots.
Jenolan River walking track takes in amazing Blue Lake, waterfalls, bridges and Jenolan Caves' hydro-electric heritage. Also called Working Waters walk, it's great for bird watching and wildlife spotting.
The easy Three Sisters walk, in Katoomba, offers some of the most iconic views in Blue Mountains National Park, and takes you up close to the famous Three Sisters.
Cliff Top walking track between Govetts Leap and Evans lookout offers some of the most breath taking scenic views in all of the Blue Mountains. You'll be spoiled with birdwatching, wildflowers, and plenty of lookouts along the way.
Setting out from Evans lookout near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains, be met with a series of waterfalls, creeks and spectacular views along the challenging Grand Canyon 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.
Glow Worm Tunnel walking track is the fastest and easiest way to experience the wonder of this historic tunnel, lit by thousands of glow worms. It’s a favourite with visitors to Wollemi National Park, near Lithgow.
Overcliff-Undercliff track combines scenic clifftops, birdwatching, and rainforest with walking tracks and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park, near Wentworth Falls.
Scenic valley views and wildflowers abound on Prince Henry Cliff walk between Katoomba and Leura, via iconic Three Sisters and Echo Point in Blue Mountains National Park.
4WD touring routes
Drive or mountain bike Murphys Road from Woodford Station to Murphys Glen campground. Enjoy bush camping, picnicking, birdwatching, and short walks in this quiet area of Blue Mountains National Park.
Womerah Range trail is a challenging hiking and mountain biking route with scenic views through the dramatic sandstone landscape of Parr State Conservation Area.
Cycling the Woodford – Oaks trail offers dazzling scenic views, heath and delightful picnicking near Glenbrook, in Blue Mountains National Park.
Enjoy mountain biking or a day walk with fantastic gorge views along Burramoko Ridge (Hanging Rock) trails, in the Grose Wilderness of Blue Mountains National Park, near Blackheath.
With scenic wilderness views, wildflowers and birdwatching, Mount Banks Road is a great mountain bike ride and walking track, near Mount Tomah, in Blue Mountains National Park.
Narrow Neck trail is an exhilarating cycling and walking adventure atop the isolated Narrow Neck peninsula. It offers incredible views, birdwatching and wildflowers in Blue Mountains National Park, near Katoomba.
Wentworth Falls to Woodford is a long mountain bike ride or overnight hike through heath and woodland in Blue Mountains National Park. Enjoy a picnic or stay overnight by the natural waterhole at Ingar campground.
Wollondilly trail, part of the Greater Blue Mountains drive, takes in scenic views of Mittagong Nattai, Thirlmere Lakes and Bargo State Recreation Area, Camden and Picton.
Blue Gum Forest is a fine, historic example of closed forest, situated in Grose Valley in Blue Mountains National Park. Get to it by walking track from Perrys lookdown or Pierces Pass.
Vale of Avoca lookout offers glorious views across the deep gorges and wilderness of the Lower Grose Valley, in World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, near Richmond.
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- Lower Grose Valley area in Blue Mountains National Park in Sydney and surrounds
Ideally located on the drive between the Hawkesbury region and the Blue Mountains, Hawkesbury Lookout offers beautiful scenic views and is a great picnic spot.
Take the short walk to the dog-friendly Turkeys Nest picnic area in William Howe Regional Park. Enjoy great views to the Blue Mountains from the lookout.
Yellow Rock lookout in Yellomundee Regional Park offers incredible views and a peaceful haven where you can enjoy a picnic, go for a short bushwalk or just take some time out with family and friends.
Dog-friendly Rouse Hill Regional Park is a great day out – enjoy a barbecue, walk or bike ride and let the kids explore the playground. It’s great for a birthday party.
The picnic area at Leacock Regional Park, just off the Hume Highway near Casula, is a great rest stop on a long drive or for a picnic with your dog in toe.