The Centennial Glen area is not part of any National Park. This provides some advantages, such as allowing rock climbers to use the walls, and allowing dog walking. The disadvantage is that the NSW Government can claim that it is not protected and build a road through it.
The following documents discuss the natural and cultural heritage of the Blue Mountains.
- Summary of Natural & Cultural Heritage Information, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service 2004
- Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area Strategic Plan, NSW Government 2008
The map below is taken from the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area Strategic Plan listed above, and marked to show where Centennial Glen is located.