Council bushland reserves after fires and floods
The summer bush fires and flash flooding in February have left significant hazards and damaged infrastructure at a number of Council bushland reserves.
Council manages 135kms of walking tracks in the Blue Mountains.
Notifications of closures, track changes and upgrades are listed on this page.
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
CLOSED: Charles Darwin Walk, Wentworth Falls
Due to flood damage and associated hazards Charles Darwin Walk, Wentworth Falls is temporarily closed until further notice.
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.
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.
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.