Summary: Reched by a short bushwalk, the Nepean Lookout in the lower Blue Mountanis offers a nice view over the Nepean River.

An unfenced platform om the edge of a tall cliff, the Nepean Lookout provides sweeping views over the steep tree-lined Fairlight Gorge and the Nepean River.

The lookout is reached via an easy 600m walk down a wide firetrail from the Jack Evans Track carpark.

Bushwalking trails from here:

  • There’s no trails from here, but it’s possible to descend to Erskine Creek from the southern side of the lookout (for ex
  • From the carpark, the steep Jack Evans Track descends to Erskine Creek (Erskine Creek swimming hole)
  • Not too far away is the Red Hands Cave, an Aboriginal rock at site reached via a short bushwalk

Getting to Nepean Lookout

The Jack Evans Track carpark is at the end of the Nepean Lookout Firetrail, which is off the Oaks Firetrail – about a 30min (13km) drive from Glenbrook, on a mostly unsealed road – suitable for all cars unless the road has been damaged by floods. Note that there is a gate on the firetrail which is open:

  • First Sunday in October to first Sunday in April 8.30am to 7pm
  • Rest of year 8.30am to 6pm
  • Cyclists and walkers have 24hr access

The access road also crosses a causeway which may be inaccessible if the river level is high.

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