Summary: Shelter with a single Aboriginal charcoal drawing in Taffys Gully.

Below the track to Taffys Rock in the gully is a low but deep shelter, which contains some Aboriginal cave art.

AWAT2544 LR Taffys Gully Shelter

Originally documented by Campbell in 1899, the art looks like a stingray; although the charcoal painting is still quite distinct, it’s hard to determine what it represents.

AWAT2547 LR Taffys Gully Shelter
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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.