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Six Foot walking track

Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    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

    Parking is available at Explorers Tree.

    Facilities

    • 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.

    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 + 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 dog walking and see the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Six Foot walking track

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    Park info

    • in Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
    • Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.

    • Park entry fees:

      $8 per vehicle per day applies only at attractions in the Glenbrook area.

      Buy an annual pass.
    • More
      • Blue Mountains (Glenbrook)
        (02) 4720 6200 (Infoline)
        Contact hours: Entry station is open weekends, public holidays and school holidays only.
      • Blue Mountains National Park, Bruce Road, Glenbrook NSW
      • Fax: (02) 4739 6665
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      • Richmond
        (02) 4588 2400
        Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
      • Bowmans Cottage, 370 Windsor Street, Richmond NSW
      • Fax: (02) 4588 5335
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      • Oberon
        (02) 6336 1972
        Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
      • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
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    Six Foot Track, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/NSW Government