Evans Lookout, Horse Track to Beauchamp Falls

Download & Print Map and Notes

4 hrs

6.4 km Circuit

695 m

Very experienced only
This walk could also be known as the long way round to Beauchamp Falls. The Horse Track is poorly defined towards the bottom the walk and may challenge your navigation. This walk explores Govetts and Greaves Creeks and the Beauchamp Falls. The western section of track is part of the Grand Canyon walk.* This walk passes through very remote areas and sections have no visible track. At least one person in your group should have training and experience in off track walking and navigation. Even with these notes and a GPS these extra skills and equipment are required.

Maps for the Evans Lookout, Horse Track to 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 Evans Lookout, Horse Track to Beauchamp Falls bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Evans Lookout, Horse Track to 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 6.4 km
Time 4 hrs

Grade 6/6

Very experienced only
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep and difficult scrambles (5/6)
Quality of track Rough unclear track (5/6)
Signs No directional signs (5/6)
Experience Required Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure No facilities provided (5/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


4.4km of this walk is very steep and another 1.8km is very steep with difficult rock scrambles. The remaining (160m) has short steep hills.

Quality of track

4.4km of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely and another 1.8km follows a rough unclear track. The remaining (160m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


4.4km of this walk has minimal directional signs and another 1.8km Has no directional signs. The remaining (160m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

3.6km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience and another 1.8km requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience. The remaining (1km) requires no previous bushwalking experience.


Around 4.6km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 1.8km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.


3.6km of this walk has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged) and another 1.8km has no facilities provided. Whilst another 880m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and the remaining 160m 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 Evans Lookout, Horse Track to Beauchamp Falls walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Evans Lookout, Horse Track to Beauchamp Falls walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Evans Lookout, Horse Track to 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.
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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



Short URL = http://wild.tl/elhttbf

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 🙂