Summary: An informal lookout with nice views over Erskine Creek, Pisgah Rock is reached via a short bushwalking track.

A short bushwalking trail leads to Pisgah Rock, an informal lookout which offers a nice view of Erskine Creek and Erskine Creek Gorge. The name of the lookout is likely from the summit of the biblical Mount Nebo, from which Moses first saw the Promised Land (Deuteronomy 34:1–4). 

The lookout is reached from the signposted track on the Nepean Lookout Trail.

Bushwalking trails from here

  • An informal trail, the Tierney Track, continues down to Erskine Creek: it requires some scrambling, and should only be undertaken by experienced bushwalkers. You can return the same way, or continue down Erskine Creek and come up the Jack Evans Track to form a loop walk (Erskine Creek Loop from Pisgah Rock to Jack Evans Track).
  • Continue (by car) 1.8km to the end of Nepean Lookout Trail where the longer (and steeper) Jack Evans Track provides even more spectacular views over Erskine Creek.

Getting to Pisgah Rock

The bushwalk starts on the Nepean Lookout Firetrail, which is off the Oaks Firetrail, and there’s a small parking area on the right-hand side of the road. It’s 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 te 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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