Summary: Aboriginal rock engraving of a large dolphin (3m in length) below the Challenger Track.

This large Aboriginal engraving dolphin, which is about three metres in length, was first recorded in 1987.

montage1 stitch LR Dolphin Rock Aboriginal engraving

It is the only carving on the large rock platform, which is between the Challenger Track and America Bay Track.

AWAT9387 LR Dolphin Rock Aboriginal engraving

Most of the Aboriginal carving is still fairly distinct.

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Aboriginal Sites by National Park

Red Hands Cave, Glenbrook (Blue Mountains)
The Blue Mountains National Park (and surrounding areas along the Great Western Highway) is thought to have over a thousand indigenous heritage sites, although much of the park has not been comprehensively surveyed. The Aboriginal rock sites in the Blue Mountains include grinding grooves, stensils, drawing and rock carvings.
Over 40 sites have been recorded within the park; many were located along the river bank and were flooded by the building of the weir in 1938.
The Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area protects over 3,000 known Aboriginal heritage sites, and many more which are yet to be recorded. This area includes the Blue Mountains National Park, Gardens of Stone, Wollemi National Park and Yengo National Park.