Category Archives: Accessible Walks

Honour Avenue and Memorial Gardens Lawson

By | May 4, 2021

Lawson is one of the first settlements on the eastern slopes of the Blue Mountains, and was identified on early maps as 24 Mile Hollow, a name which was changed to Christmas Swamp for a few years. When the Blue Mountain Inn was opened in 1848, the locals adopted the name Blue Mountain for the… Read More »

Wilson Park, Lawson, once know as Snake Gully

By | April 20, 2021

Updated 20th April 2020 Wilson Park is the home to Lawson Pool and the historic Map of Australia. It also offers a wonderful picnic area and an adjoining playground. Wilson Park is bounded by St Bernards Drive, Evans Street and Park Road, North Lawson. Here: https://w3w.co/bumpy.names.figs It was named after Percy Wilson (1867-1937), Councillor of… Read More »

COMING SOON – Ask Roz Concierge

By | April 21, 2021

Updated: 21st April 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains will shortly be announcing an exclusive service, Ask Roz Concierge (ARC) to help people find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains.  Ask Roz’s Concierge (ARC) service will allow visitors to or residents of the greater Blue… Read More »

NPWS Blue Mountains Track Closures

By | April 20, 2021

This is a live feed showing the NPWS Blue Mountains Track Closures. Scroll down and see what’s closed.  NPWS advises: The Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.… Read More »

Katoomba Falls Night-Lit Walk

By | May 4, 2021

Updated: 2nd May 2021 The spectacular and FREE Katoomba Falls Night-lit Walk is open to the public. The 1.3km walk gives visitors access to a unique, night-time viewing experience of outstanding natural features such as Orphan Rock, Witches Leap, Katoomba Falls and Katoomba Cascades. At certain vantage points, you can also see the Three Sisters… Read More »

Portland Silo Art

By | March 30, 2021

Prior to white settlement, the Portland region was occupied by the Wiradjuri people. The first European in the area was James Blackman who surveyed roads in the area in 1820 and today Blackman’s Flat and Blackman’s Crown bear the family name. The town of Portland is of interest as a historic mining town, and also… Read More »

The Lake – Wentworth Falls Lake Pictorial

By | April 30, 2021

Wentworth Falls Lake is a wonderful resource for both locals and visitors alike. It was originally created by the damming of Jamison Creek to supply water for the steam railway. Today, it’s a wonderful resource for locals and visitors alike.   The Lake is now home to native and introduced waterfowl, native fish such as… Read More »

Silver Mist Reserve, Katoomba

By | February 24, 2021

Silver Mist Reserve is a wonderful secluded semi landscaped picnic spot right in the Echo Point tourist area.  It was named after a house that was on the site back in the 1940’s. The Blue Mountains City Council acquired the land in 1975. The remains of the old landscaped gardens can still be seen.   Within the… Read More »

Ask Roz Blue Mountains – Interactive eGuides

By | April 15, 2021

Download an “interactive” eGuides for the things that interest you. Simply click on the Guide’s and then save them to your desktop or phone/tablet. You can then access them whenever you like. TURN BY TURN: All links are interactive, including the “Turn By Turn voice” guides to get you there and lots more information. LOCATION… Read More »

Mount York, Mount Victoria

By | January 18, 2021

The BMCC has re-opened the Mount York following the 2020 fires when it was hit really hard. #arbmholidayadventuredecjan 360° Images x 7 Use your finger or mouse to move around. https://momento360.com/e/uc/3d6c951e682542f18d473c20240ed4bf?utm_campaign=embed&utm_source=other&size=large It offers a multitude of activities like picnics, walks, abseiling, rock climbing, and limited camping (booking required). It has picnic tables, shelter, and toilets,… Read More »