Rylstone is located in the Central Tablelands region of New South Wales, on the Bylong Valley Road. It is a small town that has seen an increasing flow of tourists travelling between the Wollemi and Goulburn River National Parks.
Rylstone court house was built in 1870 and is still in operation today. It is located on Louee Street.
A NSW TrainLink coach operates from Lithgow and stops at Rylstone. Connecting trains to Sydney are available at Lithgow.