Evans Lookout upgrade

The lookout is a favourite spot in Blackheath to bushwalk, picnic and enjoy the escarpment views of Blue Mountains National Park. It is an entry point to walk the Grand Canyon and Cliff Top tracks and to descend into the Grose Valley.

Evans lookout, Blue Mountains National ParkThrough this project, new and existing visitors with a broad range of ages and abilities will be able to experience nature and enjoy this spectacular lookout.

The plan

We aim to:

  • redesign and resurface of the carpark to maximise spaces and provide for minibus parking and turn around
  • improve lookout safety with new handrails
  • construct accessible parking and pathways for wheelchair access to amenities and lookout
  • replace existing toilet with new accessible facilities
  • realign tracks and rehabilitate obsolete tracks.

The timeline

Once approvals are in place, the works will go to tender, with construction planned to start in February 2022. The site will be closed during the construction work. However, we will arrange safe access to the Grand Canyon Track during the construction period, and all closures will be notified on parks alerts and closures.

Invitation – Evans Lookout upgrade project information session

Date: Sunday 7 November 2021

Time: Sessions from 12pm

Where: NPWS Heritage Centre, Govetts Leap Blackheath

Bookings: Eventbrite –Evans Lookout upgrade project or contact the team using the feedback form below or call 02 4784 7360.
Tickets are free and are essential due to current COVID requirements
There is a maximum of 22 people permitted when seated in the Heritage Centre theatrette.
Your name will be on the door so you don't need to print out your ticket.

Public Health Order: Attendees must be fully vaccinated, check in and wear a mask.

Do you have any questions?

For further information on the project, please send us your question by contacting us by email or through the feedback form.

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