We oversee 170 walking tracks networks, with a length of over 120km. 

Notifications of closures, track changes and upgrades are listed on this page.



Bushland Reserves, Walking Tracks, Lookouts 

Please be advised, Council has closed further reserves in response to current fire conditions: 

Bonnie Doon Reserve and Therabault Lookout are closed to the public.

Cahills and Peckmans Lookouts have been closed to the public.
Landslide Lookout, Cyclorama Point, Malaita Point, Eaglehawk Lookout remain closed to public access.
Access to the Jamison Valley remains closed.
Echo Point remains open to public access.

Old Ford Reserve and Blackheath Glen Campgrounds remain closed to the public.

Cathedral of Ferns Campground and walking tracks are closed to the public.
Chinamans Hat/Pheasants Cave Loop, Happy Valley and Waterfall Reserve walking tracks are closed to the public.
Wynns Rock and Du Faurs Rock Lookouts are closed to the public.

  • National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has extensive closures in area. Go to the National Parks website or call the NPWS Heritage Centre on 4787 8877 for more information.
  • For further updates on walking tracks in Council and Crown reserves, call the Blue Mountains City Tourism information line on 1300 653 408.
  • For ALL updates on Scenic World please refer to scenicworld.com.au/.


  • Katoomba Falls
  • Cliffview Lookout
  • Honeymoon Lookout
  • Leura Cascades
  • Olympian and Elysian Rock Lookouts
  • Sublime Point
  • Lincolns Rock
  • Cahill's Lookout


Wentworth Falls: Overcliff Track Closure, 21 August - 13 December 2019

The Overcliff track will be closed each week from Wednesday to Friday, between 21 August - 13 December 2019.
The Overcliff track will be open each week from Saturday to Tuesday, between 21 August - 13 December 2019.

The following nearby tracks remain OPEN:
Den Fenella Track, Short Cut Track, Murphy Lane Track.

Please refer to map here. For further information, please call the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath Ph: 4787 8877 – open daily 9AM – 4.30PM

Mt Victoria: Fairy Bower Walking Track temporary closure

Temporary closure of 600m of walking track, Fairy Bower Reserve, southern side of Mt Victoria.
Critical track infrastructure has failed. There is no through pedestrian access.

Access to the remaining walking track network can be accessed via Mt Piddington Rd and Innes Rd/Kanimbla Valley Rd

Please refer to map here. For further information, call Council on 4780 5000. 
Updated: 26/7/2019 10.18am