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Grand Canyon track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Grand Canyon track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    3 - 4hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    6.3km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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    Grand Canyon track starts at Evans lookout in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • Turn off Great Western Highway into Evans Lookout Road near Blackheath
    • Follow Evans Lookout Road to the end, where you'll find the carpark for Evans lookout.
    • You can also start this walk from the Grand Canyon carpark before Evans lookout, or at the nearby picnic area.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available along Evans Lookout Road, at Evans lookout picnic area, and at Evans lookout.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    Adventure sports

    Adventure sports like climbing, caving, canyoning and abseiling offer a thrilling opportunity to explore our unique environments. Before you head out, be aware of the risks and stay safe during adventure sports.

    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.

    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 OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Grand Canyon Track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government