Pulpit Rock Lookout Walk

Blue Mountains National Park

If you’ve got something to shout about, then head for Pulpit Rock lookout near Blackheath in Blue Mountains National Park. Jutting out on a dramatic blade of rock, you might be lost for words or end up singing the praises of the sweeping views of vast forested gorges and magnificent Grose Valley below.

Unpack the picnic basket and enjoy a remote lunch on this isolated pinnacle, far from the popular tourist spots. There are several lookouts from this prime position, affording an almost 360˚ panorama across the dramatic cliff lines to Mount Banks and distant mountains.

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Getting there

Start at Pulpit Rock Rd, Blackhealth NSW.  This road is unsealed but it's smooth and suitable for standard domestic vehicle types (not just 4WD).  At the end of the road there is a loop with signage, this is the parking area.  Note Blue Mountain Taxis also come out here. 


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Route/Trail notes

From the parking area follow the signage and path down the stairs.  Keeping following the path until you reach the lookout.



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Our first Blue Mountains lookout. Breathtaking!

Richard Mason on 12 Nov, 2018

One of the best lookouts in the Blue Mountains. A good place for a photo op. If you're not afraid of heights taking the walk down the ladder to the viewing platform is a must.

rob.bushman on 29 Nov, 2014

My favourite lookout at Blue Mountains. Amazing view!

Harry on 29 Nov, 2014


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