Leura Park to Copelands Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes

1 Hr

1.5 km Return

99 m

Moderate track
The walk out to Copelands Lookout and back is a walk with some variety. The track winds down past some cascades, then past some views into the Jamison Valley and then another view of the cascades. This walk is capped off with the view from Copelands Lookout before returning to Leura Park.

Maps for the Leura Park to Copelands Lookout 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.
Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Leura Park to Copelands Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura Park to Copelands Lookout

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 1.5 km
Time 1 Hr

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


590m of this walk has short steep hills and another 130m has gentle hills with occasional steps. The remaining (45m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

Around 590m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 170m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


This whole walk, 760m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 400m of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 360m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 760m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 510m of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 250m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Leura Park to Copelands Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura Park to Copelands Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura Park to Copelands Lookout walk starts and ends at the Leura Cascades Picnic Area (gps: -33.719623, 150.3224)
Your transport options to Leura Cascades Picnic Area are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
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



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

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 🙂