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Round walking track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Features of this track


1.2km loop


45min - 1hr 15min

Quality of markings

Clearly sign posted

Experience required

No experience required


Gentle hills


Many steps

Quality of path

Well-formed track

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Round Walk walking track is in the Katoomba area of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

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



    • Parking is available on Main Road or at Scenic World.
    • Bus parking is available.

    By public transport

    You can catch the train to Katoomba then catch a bus to Scenic World, which is 500m from Katoomba Falls Kiosk, to start this walk.


    Toilets are located at both Scenic World and Katoomba Falls Reserve, opposite the caravan park.

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    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.



    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.

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