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Princes Rock walking track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Princes Rock walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    30min - 1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    1.8km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Princes Rock walking track starts at Wentworth Falls picnic area, 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 traffic lights and follow to the end, where you'll reach Wentworth Falls picnic area.

    Park entry points

    Parking

    Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

    Facilities

    Toilets and picnic facilities are located at Wentworth 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.

    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 dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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