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Pulpit walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    7km return

  • Time

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Experience required

    No experience required

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

Getting there and parking

Pulpit Rock walking track starts at Govetts Leap lookout, in the Blackheath area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • Turn off Great Western Highway at Blackheath traffic lights, on to Govetts Leap Road
  • Drive 2.5km to the park entrance and continue to the end of the road, where you'll reach Govetts Leap lookout and picnic area.
  • You can also start Pulpit Rock walking track from Pulpit Rock lookout, accessed via unsealed Hat Hill Road in Blackheath.


Parking is available at Govetts Leap lookout, including several designated spots.


Toilets are located at Govetts Leap lookout.

Maps and downloads



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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