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Cliff Top walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Cliff Top walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    3hrs - 3hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    6km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Cliff Top walking track starts at Govetts Leap lookout in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park.

    To get there from Sydney:

    • Turn right off Great Western Highway, at Blackheath traffic lights, into Govetts Leap Road.
    • Drive for 2.5km. After passing through the park entrance, follow the signs to Govetts Leap lookout.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    There's a car park at Govetts Leap lookout, but it can be a busy place on weekends and parking might be limited. You can also park at Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, only 500m from Govetts Leap lookout.

    Facilities

    Toilets and picnic facilities are located at both Govetts Leap and Evans lookout.

    Maps and downloads

    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).

    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 pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Cliff Top walking track

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    Views from Govetts Leap lookout, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH.