The internationally acclaimed Blue Mountains, with it's
escarpments and breathtaking scenery, offer some spectacular bush walks of
Depending on which walk you take, there are cascading
waterfalls, magnificent panoramas, rainforests and fern-filled gullies, the
gorgeous smell of eucalypts, glimpses of wildlife and wonderful flora unique to
Whilst many are sign posted, make sure you let others know where you are
going and how long you anticipate being. As weather conditions can change quite
dramatically, make sure you take appropriate clothing and water. You can visit
the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service -
Blue Mountains Walking Tracks for more information.
Mountains National Park includes more than 240,000 hectares of dissected
sandstone plateau, forested river valleys and deep gorges. The Park adjoins
Wollemi National Park to the north
and Kanangra Boyd National Park
to the south west, making it one of the largest natural areas in NSW.