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Leura Cascades picnic area

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about the Leura Cascades picnic area.

Getting there and parking

Leura Cascades picnic area is located outside Blue Mountains National Park, between Leura and Katoomba. To get there:

  • Take Great Western Highway towards Katoomba
  • Turn off the highway at the Leura exit and follow Leura Mall through town
  • Turn right on to Cliff Drive and continue until you reach Leura Cascades picnic area.

There is no parking here currently. Please park near Solitary Restaurant on Cliff Drive or Merriwa Street or Carrington Park.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather


There is no parking at Leura Cascades picnic area. Please park near Solitary Restaurant on Cliff Drive, or Merriwa St or Carrington Park.


Picnic tables

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Leura Cascades picnic area

Operated by

Blue Mountains City Tourism

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