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Wentworth Falls picnic area

"We love it here because it gives us a chance to get the whole family together for some quality time in a beautiful place."

You'll feel on top of the world at this picture perfect spot with world-class views, near Wentworth Falls, in Blue Mountains National Park. Wentworth Falls picnic area is a great base to explore the lush world of rainforests and waterfalls along a range of spectacular walking tracks to suit all the family.

There's room for the kids to play as you unroll the picnic blanket at this scenic clifftop spot. The fresh mountain air will pique your appetite, so enjoy a hearty lunch among the banksias and gum trees. Be sure to check out Weeping Rock and Fletchers lookout tracks for some of the best scenic views and waterfalls in Blue Mountains National Park.

If you're after a post-lunch stroll, choose from the leisurely Charles Darwin walk to the medium Overcliff-Undercliff track. An ideal area for birdwatching, you might hear riotous flocks of sulphur-crested cockatoos or glimpse a rare peregrine falcon cruising the valley thermals.

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Getting there

Getting there:

Wentworth Falls picnic area is in the Wentworth Falls precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there from Great Western Highway, turn left at Falls Road near Wentworth Falls and the picnic area is at the end of the street.

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Vehicle access:

Sealed road - 2WD vehicles - All weather

Parking:

Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is also available.

Important info

Facilities:

  • Gas/electric barbecues (free)
  • Carpark
  • Drinking water
  • Lookout
  • Picnic tables
  • Flush toilets
  • Trackhead/access point

You should know:

  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to birdwatch
  • It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
  • If you're bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
  • The weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable, so please ensure you're well-prepared for your visit.
  • While water is available at the picnic area, it's advisable to bring some extra water with you.
  • You're encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

Wheelchair access:

Easy

This area is fully wheelchair-accessible. There are wheelchair-accessible toilets and designated parking.

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Wentworth Falls picnic area, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton