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Norfolk Falls walk

Coolah Tops National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Norfolk Falls walk.

Track grading

Features of this track


1.1km return


45min - 1hr

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Short steep hills


Many steps

Quality of path

Formed track

Getting there and parking

Norfolk Falls walk is in the western area of Coolah Tops National Park. To get there from Coolah:

  • Take Coolah Creek Road towards Coolah Tops National Park
  • After around 19km turn right onto The Forest Road and follow the unsealed road 11km to the park entrance
  • Continue along The Forest Road another 3km then turn right on to Norfolk Falls Road
  • Drive 1km to Norfolk Falls picnic area, where this walk starts.

Road quality

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles


Parking is available at Norfolk Falls picnic area, where this walk starts.


Picnic tables, wood barbecues and non-flush toilet facilities are available at Norfolk Falls picnic area.

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.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

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).

Waterfall safety

Waterfalls are beautiful destinations but please be safe when visiting these natural wonders. Read these waterfall safety tips before exploring waterfalls on your next walk.


Disability access level - no wheelchair access


Camp fires and solid fuel burners

Permitted at the picnic area outside a park fire ban or total fire ban periods.

Gathering firewood

You can collect firewood that is lying on the ground.


Generators are permitted at Norfolk Falls picnic area only.






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.

Map of Norfolk Falls walk

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Park info

  • in Coolah Tops National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Coolah Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or management operations. The eastern end of the park is regularly closed during wet weather due to slippery road conditions.