Location: From Comets Inn continue along Hartley Vale Road turning left at the Darlings Causeway, continue on to Bell and right along the Bells Line of Road for around 11.5km to track leading into Mount Banks. Drive south to car park – about 1km.
Altitude, Lat/Long: 1047m AHD; -33.5730, 150.3598;
Time required at site: 30 mins to view area and 2-3hrs return trip to summit of Mt Banks
Relevance to Cox’s Road: The Cox’s Road ridge line can be seen on the climb to the summit. One can better appreciate how close George Caley and his party were to locating a pathway across the Blue Mountains, and the rugged nature of the country. It is an important walk in better understanding the Cox’s Road Dreaming story.