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Lockleys Pylon walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

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

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    7km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

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

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

    Parking

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

    Facilities

    • 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

    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.

    Lockleys Pylon walking track

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    Lockleys Pylon walking track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH