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Jack Evans walking track

Glenbrook area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Jack Evans walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    30min - 1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    2.6km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Jack Evans walking track is in the Glenbrook area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • From Glenbrook, follow the signs to the national park via Ross Street and then Bruce Road
  • After entering the park follow The Oaks trail across the causeway and continue
  • Turn left into Nepean Lookout trail
  • Jack Evans walking track is on the right, shortly before Glenbrook – Nepean lookout.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Jack Evans walking track can become boggy when it rains.

Parking

Parking is available on Nepean Lookout trail.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

This park is in a remote location, and the weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable. Please ensure you’re well-prepared, bring appropriate clothing and equipment and advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.

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.

The walking opportunities in this park are suitable for experienced bushwalkers who are comfortable undertaking self-reliant hiking.

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.

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Prohibited

Gathering firewood

Firewood may not be collected from this park.

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.

Jack Evans walking track

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Park info

Jack Evans Track, Glenbrook Gorge, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government