Blue Mountains National Park
247,000ha.The Blue Mountains National Park, established in 1959, is a region of impressive mountain scenery. There are three sections.The scenic railway runs down into Jamison valley, with an average gradient of 45 degrees.The descent will take passengers through a cliff side tunnel into an ancient rainforest.
Katoomba - Three Sisters
Extension to Southern Section Warragamba Reservoir
This section extends from south of Katoomba to the Wom-beyan Caves (Mittagong) and from Lake Burragorang (Warragamba Reservoir) to the Great Dividing Range. It merges into Kanangra Boyd National Park and has not been over-developed for tourism.Facilities include a picnic area (in southern part of park) and a well-equipped visitor centre.
Northern Section Grose Valley
Situated on the north side of the Great Western Highway, this section of Blue Mountains National Park extends from Springwood to Mount Victoria, with magnificent panoramic views and attractive picnic areas. The entrance is in Blackheath, opposite the railway station.
In the Blue Mountains there are numerous walking trails of varying degrees of difficulty leading to the main features of interest and viewpoints, as well as cycle tracks and bridle paths.
Southern Section Glenbrook
Extending on the south side of the Great Western Highway from Glenbrook to the Wentworth Falls (Katoomba), this section of the park takes in the low hills which rise out of the Cumberland Plains to the west of Sydney.
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