Rigby Hill walking track
Blackheath area in Blue Mountains National Park
Rigby Hill walking track is an easy 1hr return walk from Pierces Pass, in Blue Mountains National Park. It offers dramatic views of the Grose Valley, near Blackheath and Mount Wilson.
This 1.2km return walk starts from Pierces Pass picnic area, easily accessed from Bells Line of Road, between the Mount Wilson and Mount Banks turnoffs.
Follow the track along a ridge atop the sandstone escarpment, gently climbing to a high point, Rigby Hill. From the lookout point you’ll enjoy sweeping views to Perrys Lookdown, and across the Grose Wilderness and Grose River, a declared Wild River.
Keep well back from cliff edges, especially when taking photos, and supervise children at all times. Take extreme care as the cliffs are over 200m high and are unfenced.
Allow 1hr to make the most of the views and return to the picnic area.
Well-prepared hikers can tackle the challenging Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest walking track which also starts from Pierces Pass picnic area. Or, explore the nearby Mount Wilson area of Blue Mountains National Park.
The scenic views are worth the effort on this challenging walk along the Grose River into the rugged wilderness of the Blue Gum Forest.
These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.
- Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and Blackheath office
- 9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 4787 8877
- 270 Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW 2785