Polblue Falls walk
Barrington Tops National Park
Polblue Falls walk sits on the plateau of World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park, between Scone and Gloucester. It’s a short walk that offers views of the largest waterfall in the park.
- Barrington Tops National Park
- No wheelchair access
- 0.4km return
- Time suggested
- Grade 3
- What to
- Hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes
This short walk is a great option for stretching your legs on a driving tour of Barrington Tops National Park, or after a hearty lunch at Polblue Falls picnic area. From the picnic area you’ll wind your way along Polblue Creek through subalpine woodland. At the end of the track you’ll be standing at the head of Polblue Falls—the largest accessible falls on the Barrington Tops plateau.
For a rustic camping experience in the fresh mountain air, stay at Horse Swamp campground near Polblue Falls picnic area. It’s a great getaway for families, with barbecue facilities and plenty of wildlife to spot in the surrounding wilderness.
Take your time soaking up the natural wonders of this remote spot, which forms part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. It’s recognised for its rare and threatened plants and wildlife that are very much like their ancestors in the fossil records. Geological formations in this area were formed millions of years ago, when Australia was part of the ancient supercontinent of Gondwana.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- Scone office
- Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 02 6540 2300
- 19 Hayes Street, Scone NSW 2337
- in Barrington Tops National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
Barrington Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.