30 mins

756 m Return

43 m

Hard track
This short walk to Lapstone Lookout is easily accessed from Lapstone train station. So next time you miss your train, take the short walk down to the lookout and view the Nepean River and surrounding lands. Lapstone Lookout is a great place to pass some time while enjoying a view.

Maps for the Lapstone 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.
Penrith 1:25 000 Map Series 90303N PENRITH NSW-90303N
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Lapstone Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Lapstone 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 756 m
Time 30 mins

Grade 4/6

Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely (4/6)
Signs Minimal directional signs (4/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
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


Around 210m of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 170m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

Around 210m of this walk follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely, whilst the remaining 170m follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 210m of this walk has minimal directional signs, whilst the remaining 170m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 380m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 380m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 330m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 50m 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 Lapstone Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Lapstone Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Lapstone Lookout walk starts and ends at the Platform 2 Lapstone Station (gps: -33.773274, 150.64281)
Your transport options to Platform 2 Lapstone Station 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/ll

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 🙂