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Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track

Distance

16km return

Time

6 - 8hrs

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Experienced bushwalkers

Gradient

Very steep

Steps

Many steps

Quality of path

Rough track, many obstacles

Getting there and parking

Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest walking track is in the Blackheath-Mount Wilson areas of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • From Bells Line Road, turn on to Pierces Pass Road between Mount Wilson Road and Mount Banks Road
  • Continue along Pierces Pass Road to the end.

Parking

Parking is available at Pierces Pass. When parking in remote areas, don’t forget to lock your car and ensure you take all your valuables with you.

Maps and downloads

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.

Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest walking track

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