Blue Mountains, Lithgow & Oberon Tourism

Festival of Walking

20th September – 19th October 2014

Official Opening

Saturday 20th September 10.00am – 1.00pm
Euroka Clearing, Glenbrook
Blue Mountains National Park

Welcome to the Festival of Walking, where you can find something for everyone – from street walks to hard core treks into the wilderness.

To be held throughout the Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon region, the action-packed festival will carry a Blue Mountains Crossings Bicentenary 2013-2015 theme for the duration of the three-year bicentenary.

Record your walking adventure with a Photo, Drawing or a Story and Win Prizes!

As well as an extensive range of weird and whacky, educational, foodie, cultural and vigorous bushwalks through the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, activities will celebrate and commemorate the first recognised European crossing of the Blue Mountains by explorers Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth in 1813.

The Bicentenary Festival of Walking is a celebration of the beauty of nature, the health and wellbeing benefits of walking, acknowledgement of Aboriginal custodianship and culture and pays homage to the history, heritage and conservation of this special region.

So take a gulp of fresh air, put your boots on and step into our grand backyard.

But don’t just settle for one walk – stay a couple of days.

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