Category Archives: Accessible Walks

Social Distancing Exercise Walks in the Blue Mountains

By | July 28, 2021

Updated: 25th July 2021 To help us all get through our most recent COVID lockdown we created a special eMag “Social Distancing Walks”. The eMag has over 50 great walks, all within the Blue Mountains LGA. SCROLL DOWN to see the eMag. You can bookmark it for future use. You can also add it to… Read More »

Layers in Time Woodford Reserve

By | July 28, 2021

Updated: 7th July 2021 Layers in Time takes visitors on a self-guided 1.4km loop of Woodford Reserve, capturing the site’s history and sharing these stories in an accessible and engaging way. Illustrated signage along the heritage trail now immerses the visitor in the history of the site and features QR codes to quickly and easily… Read More »

Leura Cascades Picnic area

By | June 22, 2021

The Leura Cascades Picnic area has reopened after being closed for over 12 months following torrential rain in early 2020 that caused flooding and land slippages. Here: https://w3w.co/example.varnish.footprint The walk down along Leura Falls Creek to the main cascade area and after about 150m at the junction of the Prince Henry Cliff Walk track. We… Read More »

Upgrading Govetts Leap Lookout

By | June 9, 2021

NPWS information June 2021 Govetts Leap In June last year, the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) asked the community for feedback on plans to upgrade Govetts Leap. We received lots of submissions and your feedback has been incorporated into a revised plan and lookout design. For more details and to receive further updates… Read More »

Ask Roz Concierge has arrived

By | June 1, 2021

Updated: 30th May 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains has launched its exclusive service, Ask Roz Concierge to help people find great things to see and do in the Greater Blue Mountains.  Ask Roz’s Concierge service will allow visitors to or residents of, the Greater Blue Mountains region to submit… Read More »

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 »

Ask Roz Concierge, created just for you

By | July 17, 2021

Updated: 21st April 2021 In an Australian tourism industry first, Ask Roz Blue Mountains has launched 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 allows visitors to or residents of the greater Blue Mountains region to… Read More »

Katoomba Falls Night-Lit Walk

By | May 14, 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 »