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Pulpit walking track

Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park

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
  • Time

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    7km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

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

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

Facilities

Toilets are located at Govetts Leap lookout.

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 OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Pulpit walking track

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Pulpit walking track hero, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government