Baltzer Lookout

Baltzer Lookout — which offers a view of the Blue Mountains’ iconic Hanging Rock and the Grose valley wilderness — is accessed via the Burramoko Ridge trail at Blackheath.

Location:

Burramoko trail, Blackheath, Blue Mountains National Park

Nearest Train Station:

Blackheath Station is 7km from Baltzer lookout, and is an approximately 1 hour and 30 minute walk along Ridgewell Road and the Burramoko trail.

Facilities:

  • it’s just you and the epic views for this one

Nearby hikes:

  • Burramoko Trail, you’ll need to take this trail to reach Baltzer lookout

Visit for:

  • the view of hanging rock

  • the views across the Grose Valley wilderness

  • a bit of peace and quiet at the lookout — it’s a 10km return hike or cycle (from the carpark, of 14km return from the train station), so it’s comparatively quiet

Views:

Hanging Rock viewed from Baltzer lookout near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains.

Hanging Rock viewed from Baltzer lookout near Blackheath in the Blue Mountains.