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Furber Steps-Scenic Railway walking track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Furber Steps-Scenic Railway walking track.

Track grading

Features of this track

Distance

2.4km return

Time

1 - 2hrs

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

Some bushwalking experience recommended

Gradient

Short steep hills

Steps

Many steps

Quality of path

Formed track, some obstacles

Getting there and parking

Get driving directions

Get directions

    Furber Steps-Scenic Railway walking track is in the Katoomba area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

    • Turn off the Great Western Highway at Katoomba
    • Follow the signs the Scenic World
    • If driving, look to park near Katoomba Falls Kiosk near Katoomba Caravan Park

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    Parking is available opposite Katoomba Falls Kiosk near Katoomba Caravan Park. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

    Facilities

    Toilets

    Nearest toilets are located near car parking areas

    Picnic tables

    Picnic facilities are located at Cooks Crossing (at the base of Katoomba Falls).

    Drinking water

    Nearest water facilities are located near car parking areas

    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.

    Prohibited

    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.

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