Beauchamp Falls

2 hrs

3.1 km Return

350 m

Hard track
The walk from Evans Lookout to Beauchamp Falls is magical journey, passing through the bottom part of the Grand Canyon. The views from Evans lookout are stunning, with the lush canyon environment providing a very different environment to enjoy. The walk then continues down the creek to Beauchamp Falls. If you don’t have the time to do the whole of the Grand Canyon walk this is a great compromise.

Maps for the Beauchamp Falls 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 Beauchamp Falls bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Beauchamp Falls

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 3.1 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) (4/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


Around 1.5km of this walk is very steep, whilst the remaining 80m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 1.5km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 80m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


Around 1.5km of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 80m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 520m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.6km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


1km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 440m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced). The remaining (80m) 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 Beauchamp Falls walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Beauchamp Falls walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Beauchamp Falls walk starts and ends at the Evans Lookout car park (gps: -33.646554, 150.3254)
Your main transport option to Evans Lookout car park is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

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 :)