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Wentworth Falls to McMahons Point

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wentworth Falls to McMahons Point.

Getting there and parking

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    McMahons Point is located at the end of Kings Tableland Road in the Wentworth Falls area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • From Sydney, take the Great Western Highway towards Wentworth Falls
    • Turn left on to Tableland Road around 2km south-east of Wentworth Falls town centre
    • Continue 4km to the v-junction with Kedumba Valley Road, at Old Queen Victoria Hospital
    • Keep left at the junction, on to Kings Tableland Road
    • Follow around 21km to the end of the road, where you’ll reach McMahons Point carpark.

    Park entry points

    • Wentworth Falls to McMahons Point access See on map

    Road conditions

    While 2WD vehicles can access Kings Tableland Road in dry weather, 4WD vehicles are recommended, especially after rain. The unsealed road may be boggy and potholed.

    • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

    Weather restrictions

    • 4WD required in wet weather

    Parking

    Limited car parking is available at McMahons Point, at the end of Kings Tableland Road. If you’re cycling, you can park near Old Queen Victoria Hospital, then cycle 21km to McMahons Point.

    By bike

    The start of this route, at Old Queen Victoria Hospital, is around 7.5km bike ride from Wentworth Falls Station.

    Facilities

    You’ll find limited parking, a non-flush toilet, and picnic tables at McMahons Point, located at the end of Kings Tableland Road.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    If you're planning a long cycle or visiting a remote part of the Greater Blue Mountains wilderness, it’s a good idea to complete a trip intention form and hire a personal locator beacon.

    Cycling safety

    Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these cycling safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Permitted

    You are encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves for cooking, especially in summer during the fire season.

    Prohibited

    Please note that access beyond the lookout is prohibited as this is a Schedule 1 protected water catchment area with access restrictions.

    Gathering firewood

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Wentworth Falls to McMahons Point

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    Views from McMahons Point lookout over Lake Burragorang, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Nick Cubbin/OEH