An enchanting walk through delightful woodlands and rainforest in the eastern reaches of Blue Mountains National Park. Starting from the Darug area in Euroka campground, the medium difficulty Euroka – Nepean River walk offers a great introduction to the wonders of nature for families with some bushwalking experience.
From the grassy clearing, the track leads east through a narrow canyon where the sheer walls create a rainforest hothouse for lush ferns with towering lilli-pilli and coachwood. The track descends steeply with some obstacles into Fairlight Gorge before arriving at the river, where you might see water dragons sunning themselves along the banks. In spring the wildflowers blanket the surrounds with a dazzling display of scent and colour.
Adventurers might be tempted with a swim before enjoying a leisurely riverside picnic. Eat up as you’ll need some energy for the steep climb out before joining Bennets Ridge walking track.