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Valley of the Waters picnic area

Blue Mountains National Park

Overview

A great family day trip, Valley of the Waters picnic area boasts scenic views, lookouts, walking, waterfalls, and accessible facilities in Blue Mountains National Park.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Blue Mountains National Park
Price
Free
Please note

If you’re bushwalking in this park, it’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.

Valley of the Waters picnic area, just near Conservation Hut in Blue Mountains National Park, is a fabulous picnicking spot for family and friends wanting an extra helping of scenic views with their lunch. With plenty of active options and nearby wheelchair-accessible facilities, it’s a no-fuss day trip that all the family will love.

You might be serenaded by bellbirds as you unroll the picnic rug among the scribbly gums. If you’re feeling energetic, there’s the heart-pumping Wentworth Pass loop walking track. However, if a leisurely stroll is more your style, walk along the cliff top to Wentworth Falls lookout for sensational waterfall views.

After an afternoon of exploring the enchanting falls of Valley of the Waters, you might be tempted to round up the gang for a delicious Devonshire tea at the ‘Hut’.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

Conservation program:

Bush Trackers

Bush Trackers was created to encourage children to engage with the environment in and around the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage area. This program highlights the natural and cultural splendour of the greater Blue Mountains through education initiatives and bushwalks.

Charles Darwin walk, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton

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Sylvia Falls, Valley of the Waters, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: David Finnegan/OEH