|Farnell Road to Nellies Glen Lookout return|
This short walk explores the Blue Mountains National Park just west of Katoomba, winding around the cliff tops to the Nellies Glen lookout, and offering a side trip to the Therabulat Lookout, both of which provide great views across the Megalong Valley. This walk can be enjoyed by the whole family and offers a great introduction to what the National Park has to offer. (open in app)
There are Closed areas in Blue Mountains National Park
Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Farnell Road to Nellies Glen Lookout return
Map of Walk
Map of Farnell Road to Nellies Glen Lookout return
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Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795 www.lands.nsw.gov.au
Maps that cover the walk area (please always carry maps of the area)Print a map and track notes here
Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)
Cross sectional view of the Farnell Road to Nellies Glen Lookout return bushwalking track
Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Farnell Road to Nellies Glen Lookout return bushwalking track
Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
Around 790m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 290m has gentle hills with occasional steps.
Quality of track
Around 1km of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles, whilst the remaining 60m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.
Around 1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 60m is clearly signposted.
Around 1km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 60m requires no previous bushwalking experience.
This whole walk, 1.1km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).
Around 850m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 230m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).
Since this is a 'return' style walk once you have had enough of the walk, turn around and retrace your steps back to the start.
Getting therePlan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk
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Campsites in the park
Acacia FlatBurralow Creek camping groundCoxs River Camping AreaEuroka campground - Appletree Flat campervan and camper trailer areaEuroka campgroundIngar campgroundMount Werong campgroundMurphys Glen campgroundPerrys Lookdown campgroundEuroka Campground - DarugEuroka Campground - Red GumEuroka Campground - NiokaEuroka Campground - Bennetts Ridge
Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Farnell Road to Nellies Glen Lookout return.
Weather and Park info
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE rating and No fire ban in place.
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 7 years ago)
Please Note: Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.
Weather and Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here