Wentworth Falls picnic area
Blue Mountains National Park
Wentworth Falls picnic area offers birdwatching and bushwalking in Blue Mountains National Park. For scenic views head to Weeping Rock and Fletchers lookout tracks.
- Picnic areas
- Blue Mountains National Park
- Please note
- 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.
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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This program was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park. Bush Trackers highlights the natural splendor of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.
- in Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.
Park entry fees:
$7 per vehicle per day applies in the Glenbrook area. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines. Please bring correct coins.Buy an annual pass.
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(02) 4787 8877
Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
- Govetts Leap Road, Blackheath NSW
Fax: (02) 4787 8514
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(02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
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- Fax: (02) 4739 6665
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(02) 4588 2400
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
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- Fax: (02) 4588 5335
(02) 6336 1972
Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
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- Fax: (02) 6336 2122