Great West Walk – Blacktown section

Natural Attractions

The Great West Walk is a 65 kilometre walking route stretching from Parramatta to the foot of the Blue Mountains and takes in a large part of Blacktown City. The walk traverses a varied landscape of protected Cumberland Plain woodland, local river systems, public parklands, Australia’s oldest architecture, some of Western Sydney’s most iconic urban landscapes.

Some of the highlights within the Blacktown portion of the walk, include:

International Peace Park, Seven Hills

Blacktown Showground, Blacktown

Nurragingy Reserve, Western Sydney Parklands

Chang Lai Yuan Chinese Gardens, Western Sydney Parklands

Blacktown International Sports Park, Western Sydney Parklands

Rooty Hill Historic Site, Rooty Hill

Neoblie Historic Cottage, Rooty Hill

Federation Forest, Mount Druitt

Ropes Crossing Station Reserve, Ropes Crossing

The Great West Walk is an urban walk that passes through a mix of Cumberland Plain Woodland, public parks, urban streets and local shopping hubs. Walkers will be surprised to discover how much natural bushland exists just a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

It is sign-posted, however improvements are needed. It’s advised to use the Great West Walk online map or download the GPX file from The Walking Volunteers website. Click on the website to access these files.

Please maintain social distancing of at least 1.5 metres whilst visiting.

Nearby Things to Do

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Sydney Colisuem Theatre West HQ Rooty Hill

Sydney Colisuem Theatre at West HQ

Rooty Hill, Blacktown

Ghost Tours at St Bartholomews Prospect Blacktown

St Bartholomews Church and Cemetery

Prospect, Blacktown

Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope

Blacktown Leisure Centre Stanhope

Stanhope Gardens, Blacktown

Family picnic and adventure playground area overlooking a toddlers

Rouse Hill picnic area and playground

Rouse Hill, The Hills Shire

Rouse Hill House and Farm

Rouse Hill Estate

Rouse Hill, The Hills Shire

Blacktown International Sportspark

Blacktown International Sportspark

Rooty Hill, Blacktown

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