Blue Mountains National Park

Attracting over 3 million visitors annually, Blue Mountains National Park holds some of Australia's most spectacular and diverse wilderness areas. Explore the Grose Valley, with its sheer sandstone cliffs, waterfalls and scenic walking, or enjoy the famous views of the Three Sisters. Easy access makes a day trips very worthwhile, but with such diversity it would be great to stay in one of the many B&B's and spend a few days soaking up the region.

There are alerts raised for Blue Mountains National Park as at Thu, 09 Apr 2020 17:27:02 +1000
Closed areas: Blue Mountains National Park - closed areas
All campgrounds, high visitation areas and historic sites across NSW are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.
The following areas of Blue Mountains National Park are closed due to bushfire, COVID-19, track works and/or flood damage:
Katoomba, Leura and Wentworth Falls
Bullaburrra to Linden
Blackheath, Medlow Bath, Mount Victoria and Bells Line
Eastern Blue Mountains National Park
Glenbrook
Southern Blue Mountains National Park
Canyons
Rock climbing areas
 
The following areas are open to local visitors only. Non-essential travel is not permitted. Penalties apply for non-compliance. 
Katoomba
Blackheath and Medlow Bath
 
If you wish to exercise in a national park, you should choose a park close to your home as non-essential travel is currently not permitted. If your planned visit is for a purpose other than exercise, you should reconsider your plans. In line with the advice of government and health authorities, people are advised to cancel all holiday travel plans to NSW national parks.
If you arrive at your local national park or other public space and it is too crowded to practice social distancing, it's your responsibility to leave the area. NPWS officers and NSW Police will be ensuring park visitors are complying with these measures.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.
NSW National Parks will be clearing fallen trees, removing tree hazards and undertaking minor repairs on damaged infrastructure over the next few months. Some tracks and sites may remain closed for longer periods where major infrastructure needs replacing.
To check which areas are closed, click the 'Show list' button on the Blue Mountains National Park page alert.
 For further information call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

Closed areas: Partial closure - Echo Point lookout
Part of the Echo Point lookout in Katoomba is closed until August 2020 due to upgrades. For more information visit Echo Point upgrades or contact the Blue Mountains City Council on 02 4780 5000.

Closed areas: Camping not permitted
Camping, including caravans and motor-homes, will not be permitted in national parks from Friday 27 March 2020 until further notice. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance

Closed areas: Undercliff track
Undercliff track will be closed for maintenance from Friday 20 March to Friday 29 May 2020.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre in Blackheath on 02 4787 8877.

Safety alerts: Caution - Victory track tree fall and landslide
The Victory track has changed track conditions due to fallen trees, debris and trip hazards. The trail is rough and steep in sections because of erosion caused by flooding. Take care along this route.
For more information, contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877 or the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.

Closed areas: Dunphys campground
Dunphys campground in Blue Mountains National Park is closed due to substantial flood damage to the timber bridge over Galong Creek. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed
Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed for maintenance. This includes the Gorge walking track. No access to the area is permitted. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.