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Andersons trail

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Andersons trail.

Getting there and parking

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    Andersons mountain bike trail is in the Wentworth Falls area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • From Sydney, take the Great Western Highway towards Katoomba.
    • Turn left onto 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.
    • Park under the pine trees at the hospital to start the route described, or continue 7km along Kings Tableland Road to the locked gate that marks the start of Andersons fire trail.

    If cycling from Wentworth Falls train station, it's a 7.5km ride via Great Western Highway and Tableland Road to Old Victoria Hospital.

    Road conditions

    While 2WD vehicles can access Kings Tableland Road in dry weather, 4WD vehicles are recommended if you plan to start from the locked gate at the fire trail head.

    Parking

    • Parking is available under the pine trees on Kings Tableland Road, at Old Queen Victoria Hospital on Kings Tableland Road.
    • Limited parking is available near the locked gate at the start of Andersons fire trail.

    By public transport

    Take the train to Wentworth Falls train station, then ride around 14.5km via Great Western Highway and Kings Tableland Road to the start of Andersons trail.

    Facilities

    • The nearest public toilets are located at the carpark on Station Street at Wentworth Falls.
    • You'll need to bring plenty of water to last your journey.
    • There are no bins so please take all your rubbish with you when you leave the park.

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    Safety messages

    • This cycling trail is in a remote part of the park. It's a good idea to advise a family member or friend of your travel plans.
    • You can fill in the free trip intention form and hire a personal locator beacon (PLB) at Springwood Police Station or Blue Mountains Heritage Centre, Blackheath.
    • Please ensure you're well-equipped with appropriate clothing, water, food, and equipment including a bike repair kit.

    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 mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus 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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Permitted

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

    Camping

    Please camp in designated campgrounds at Murphys Glen campground or Ingar campground.

    Prohibited

    Pets

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

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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