Bushwalking

BUSHWALKING TRACKS, WALKING TOURS AND TREKKING

<!--display.image (4)-->Bushwalking is one of the most popular and easiest-to-do activities in the Blue Mountains. The region has an extensive network of well established trails.

Blue Mountains City Council has walking tracks throughout the locality as part of the sustainable cities program and maintains these tracks for public use.

National Parks and Wildlife Service maintain a large number of tracks in national parks. Maps of this walking network are available for purchase at Visitor Information Centres for a nominal fee.

See the Top 50 Bushwalks in the Blue Mountains as identified by our Visitor Information staff.

Check List for Walkers:

  • Allow plenty of time to finish your walk in daylight hours;
  • Always carry water for drinking on ALL walks;
  • Know your route, keep to the tracks, carry a reliable map;
  • Wear sensible walking shoes (boots are not essential);
  • Weather can change quickly-always be prepared for heat, rain and cold;
  • Carry a bag for rubbish;
  • Wear a hat and protect skin from sun;
  • For longer walks-go with friends, warm waterproof clothing is advised, carry a topographic map, matches, first aid kit and advise friends where you are going and what time to expect you back.
  • Register your walk and borrow a FREE Personal Locator Beacon (subject to availability) from Katoomba or Springwood Police station or NPWS Heritage Centre Blackheath

Join one of our experienced operators for a bushwalking experience to remember.

Looking for a longer guided walk? Click on the links to find out more:

Blue Mountains Weekender

Blue Mountains Traverse

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Blue Mountains Off-road Tours
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Blue Mountains Trolley Tours
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