Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool

2 hrs

4 km Return

217 m

Hard track
This walk is a great way to escape the hustle and bustle, enjoying a quiet retreat beside Glenbrook Creek. This walk takes a direct route from Blaxland Station down to a pool of water with a large boulder. A wonderful place to relax and unwind. Stop off at the bakery or cafe in Blaxland for a treat.

Maps for the Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool 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.
Springwood 1:25 000 Map Series 90304S SPRINGWOOD NSW-90304S
Penrith 1:100 000 Map Series 9030 PENRITH 9030

Cross sectional view of the Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool

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 4 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 Moderate level of bushwalking experience recommended (4/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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


1.1km of this walk has short steep hills and another 530m is flat with no steps. Whilst another 280m is very steep and the remaining 70m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

780m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 640m follows a rough track, where fallen trees and other obstacles are likely. Whilst another 530m follows a smooth and hardened path and the remaining 55m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


840m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection and another 640m has minimal directional signs. The remaining (530m) is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

1.2km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience and another 720m requires no previous bushwalking experience. The remaining (110m) requires a leader a with moderate level of bushwalking experience.


Around 1.2km of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 770m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


1.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced) and another 530m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats). The remaining (280m) has limited facilities (such as cliffs not fenced, significant creeks not bridged).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Blaxland Station to Boulder Pool walk starts and ends at the Blaxland Station (gps: -33.743785, 150.60987)
Your transport options to Blaxland 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



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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 :)