What's on in Lawson, NSW

The attractive village of Lawson is located in the Blues Mountains Region of New South Wales. Lawson is established is just 50km from Penrith about 90 km west of Sydney and at an elevation of 730 m above sea level. There is a lot of local entertainment at the pubs and clubs and Sydney offers lots of places for a big night out, just 60-90 minutes away. The township of Lawson was named after William Lawson, one of three explorers who were the first Europeans to cross the Blue Mountains to the western plains in1813. The other explorers were Wentworth and Blaxland, names which were used for other towns in the Blue Mountains. Lawson is the starting point for some fabulous bushwalking and mountain bike trails, including: the famous South Lawson Waterfall Circuit (4 km in length) which showcases Cataract Falls, Federal Falls, Adelina Falls, Junction Falls and Leslie Falls. North Lawson Park also offers a set of wonderful bushwalking trails that pass Fairy Falls, St Michael`s Falls and Frederica Falls. One of the best and most popular pathways in the area is the renowned Empire Pass Circuit Trail to Dante's Glen and to Echo Bluff, that is about 3 km long. This track is very popular for bird watching and wildlife. Local community events include: The famous monthly Magpie Markets located at Lawson Public School and the `Love Lawson Festival` that showcases the diversity and benefits of living in Lawson.

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