Lincoln’s Rock – Communal Gathering Place of Aboriginal Australians
We will discuss Lincoln’s Rock, located near Wentworth Falls, NSW. One of the most popular places to visit, this lookout cannot be missed to be explored.
Lincoln Rock is a well-known Blue Mountains lookout named after well-known Australian climber Lincoln Hall in 2013. This lookout is on the Kings Tableland plateau, south of Wentworth Falls in the Blue Mountains. The Kings Tableland is also one of the most important historical places in the Blue Mountains. More specifically, this plateau was extremely important to the Aboriginal Gandangara people before contemporary civilisations. As evidence, fragments of Aboriginal markings and structures may still be found in this region today.
The Lincoln Rock is an iconic Blue Mountains lookout and table rock that offers a sweeping view of Jamison Valley and beyond. Couples often choose this location for pre-wedding and wedding photography. This location is so well-liked by couples that people sometimes refer to it as the “wedding rock lookout.”
Things to do near Lincoln’s Rock:
Lincoln’s Rock offers a flat rock and a wonderful vista of the neighbouring valley. Photographing is one of the best things to do here. And, if you’re there with someone special, remember to take a couple of photos on the flat Rock. If you are not a natural photographer, other activities at Lincoln’s Rock include birdwatching, hiking, and strolling. The route encircling the Rock is available all year, but don’t bring your dog because dogs are not permitted on this trail.
- Rocket Point Lookout
- Wentworth Falls
- McMahons Point lookout
51 Little Switzerland Dr, Wentworth Falls NSW 2782, Australia
A day excursion to the Blue Mountains, arranged by Blue Mountains Tours, is a popular way to explore Lincoln’s Rock. Everything you need for your trip will be taken care of by the private tour operator.