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Six Foot track

Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Six Foot track.

Getting there and parking

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    Six Foot track starts in the Katoomba precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there, follow signs to Explorers Tree between Katoomba and Medlow Bath on Great Western Highway.

    Park entry points


    Parking is available at Explorers Tree.


    • Campgrounds with toilet facilities are located at Old Ford Reserve, Cox’s River and Black Range. At Allum Creek, there’s a campground, but there are no toilet facilities.
    • Cottage accommodation is available at Jenolan Caves Cottages, 4km from Jenolan Caves.

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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 + 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 OEH pets in parks policy for more information.


    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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    Six Foot Track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government