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Nature track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Nature track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    3.3km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Nature track starts from Wentworth Falls, in the Katoomba area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • Take Great Western Highway to Wentworth Falls
  • Turn on to Falls Road at the lights (opposite School of Arts building)
  • Turn right onto Fletcher Street, which leads to Conservation Hut.
  • There's a map on the wall of Conservation Hut which shows the way to Nature track.

Parking

Parking is available at Conservation Hut, including several designated disabled spots. It can be a busy place on weekend, so parking may be limited.

Facilities

  • Picnic and toilet facilities are located at Conservation Hut or Wentworth Falls picnic area, a 15 minute walk or short drive away.
  • There's limited water available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

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 + 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).

Water activities

Beaches, rivers and lakes in NSW national parks offer lots of opportunities for water activities. Please take care in the water and find out how to help your family and friends stay safe around water.

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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Nature track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH