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Lockleys Pylon walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Lockleys Pylon walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track


7km return


2 - 3hrs

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Short steep hills


Occasional steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Lockleys Pylon walking track is accessed from Mount Hay Road, north of Leura, in Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • Take the Great Western Highway to Leura
    • Taking the Leura Mall exit and follow Britain Street to Mount Hay Road
    • Mount Hay is a gravel road, and you'll need to drive around 10km to Lockleys Pylon parking area

    Road quality

    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads


    Parking is available at the parking area adjacent to Mount Hay Road, a short walk from the attraction.


    • Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
    • There is limited mobile reception in this park

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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 Plus 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).



    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.

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