George Phillips Lookout walk

Download & Print Map and Notes

30 mins

588 m Return

18 m

Very easy
On this short and easy walk, you will explore two lookouts with stunning views down the Grose Valley. Starting from the car park, you really should make the short side trip through the stone arch to Govetts Leap Lookout. The main walk follows the well-formed footpath through the bush up to the less visited George Phillips Lookout. There is a pleasant stone shelter and picnic tables here. Around the car park are plenty of picnic facilities and a toilet block. A great walk giving you a sense of the scale of the breath taking Grose Valley.

Maps for the George Phillips Lookout walk walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the George Phillips Lookout walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the George Phillips Lookout walk

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 588 m
Time 30 mins
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Grade 1/6



Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 290m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 290m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 290m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 290m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 290m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 290m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the George Phillips Lookout walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the George Phillips Lookout walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The George Phillips Lookout walk walk starts and ends at the Govetts Leap Lookout Picnic Area (gps: -33.628268, 150.31109)
Your main transport option to Govetts Leap Lookout Picnic Area is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
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Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

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Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)