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Wentworth Falls picnic area

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about the Wentworth Falls picnic area.

Getting there and parking

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    Wentworth Falls picnic area is in the Wentworth Falls-Katoomba area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • Take Great Western Highway to Wentworth Falls
    • Turn on to Falls Road at the traffic lights and follow to the end, where you'll reach the picnic area.

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather


    Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is also available. It can be a busy place on the weekend, when parking might be limited.


    Although there are no barbecues here you can bring your own gas or fuel stove to use. Please be aware that these cannot be used if there is a park fire ban or Total Fire Ban on the day of your picnic.


    • Flush toilets

    Picnic tables


    Drinking water

    While water is available at the picnic area, it's a good idea to bring some extra water with you.

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

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

    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).


    Disability access level - easy

    This area is fully wheelchair-accessible. There are wheelchair-accessible toilets and designated parking.



    Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

    This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

    Commercial filming and photography

    Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.


    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.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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