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Blue Pool walking track

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Blue Pool walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    15 - 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    0.5km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

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    Blue Pool walking track is in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there, follow the signs from Great Western Highway. The main entrance to the park is through Glenbrook via Ross Street and then Bruce Road.

    Park entry points


    Parking is available at Glenbrook entrance, a short walk from Blue Pool walking track.


    Toilets, drinking water and a public telephone are available at Glenbrook Information Centre near the entrance carpark.

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    Safety messages

    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 + 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).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    • Swimming can be dangerous at Blue Pool – particularly after heavy rain. Check with the information centre at the Glenbrook park entrance before swimming.
    • There may be submerged obstacles in the water, so always swim with care. 


    Gathering firewood

    Firewood may not be collected in this park.


    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.

    Blue Pool walking track

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    Glenbrook Gorge track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government