Council manages 135kms of walking tracks in the Blue Mountains.

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

Current walking track updates 

Leura Cascades

Leura Cascades reopened in June 2021 for pedestrians and cyclists.  Please note: The public toilets are still closed.

Read Media Release: Leura Cascades to partially reopen

View the map - Leura Cascades Precinct Status - Pedestrian and Bike Access

View the map - Leura Cascades to Gordon Falls 

CLOSED: Charles Darwin Walk, Wentworth Falls

Due to flood damage and associated hazards Charles Darwin Walk, Wentworth Falls is temporarily closed until further notice. 

View the map - Charles Darwin Walk closure. 

PARTIALLY CLOSED: Sections of Prince Henry Cliff Walk

Prince Henry Cliff Walk is temporarily closed, due to landslip and storm damage. Tracks are physically closed, signposted with maps and alternate route options via Olympian Parade.

View the map - Prince Henry Cliff Walk partial closure.

PARTIALLY CLOSED:  Redgum Reserve Bullaburra 

A section of walking track exiting onto Boronia Rd is closed due to the failure of a footbridge. 
Through-access between DeQuency and Cottle Roads is still open.

 

For information on the Blue Mountains National Park visit the National Parks and wildlife Services webpage here

Bush fire-effected walking track closures

The summer 2019/20 bushfires left significant hazards and damaged infrastructure in Council reserves. As a result, the following closures are still in place. These areas will remain closed until they are safe for the public to re-enter.

Read the Media Release: $1.25m in damage to Council’s bushland reserves after summer bush fires

It's important to stay out of burned bushland areas as there are a range of serious dangers and hazards. Trees damaged by fire may be dangerous and fall down or drop branches and limbs, and structures such as bridges, steps and safety railings may also be damaged and unsafe. 

Blackheath 

  • Pulpit Rock Reserve