Greater Blue Mountains Drive – Glenbrook Discovery Trail

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

Entering the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area at Glenbrook, the first Discovery Trail you will encounter is the Glenbrook Discovery Trail exploring the sandstone ‘Blue Labyrinth’ beyond Glenbrook Creek gorge.

Plan your visit at the Blue Mountains Visitor Information Centre at Glenbrook where local staff can help and advise on local road conditions, bushwalks and much more. The centre is open on Saturdays and Sundays.

The park entry fee gives access to a road system connecting several picnic areas, lookouts over the Nepean River gorge, a camping area, swimming holes, an Aboriginal art site and bushwalking tracks.

Highlights include Euroka – a delightful picnic area and campground, Glenbrook Creek, Tunnel View, Red Hands Cave, Mount Portal and Nepean Lookouts.

Starting and ending in Glenbrook village, the trail is 47 kilometres return, takes about three hours and involves narrow sealed and unsealed roads plus stops.

National Park entry fees apply.

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Red Hands Cave, Blue Mountains National Parks. Photo: Craig Marshall/NSW Government

Red Hands Cave Walking Track – Blue Mountains National Park

Glenbrook, Blue Mountains

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Family enjoying the art exhibition at the Penrith Regional Gallery in Western Sydney

Penrith Regional Gallery

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Glenbrook Gorge track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government

Glenbrook Gorge Track

Glenbrook, Blue Mountains

View of Penrith Lakes from Castlereagh Hall

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