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Three Sisters walk

Blue Mountains National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Three Sisters walk.

Track grading

Grade 1

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  • Time

    25 - 45min

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    0.8km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Well-formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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    Three Sisters walk is in the Katoomba precinct of Blue Mountains National Park, and is accessed from Echo Point. To get there from Sydney:

    • Head west on the Great Western Highway (M4 and A32) to Katoomba
    • Look for the Three Sisters and Echo Point signage on the highway as you approach Katoomba
    • At Katoomba, turn left off the Great Western Highway, and follow the signs to Three Sisters and Echo Point

    Park entry points

    Road quality

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • All weather

    Parking

    • Parking is available in car parks and streets around Echo Point, including several designated disabled spots.
    • Please note that Council parking fees and time limits may apply close to Echo Point. 
    • It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking close to Echo Point might be limited and may involve walking a short distance.

    Facilities

    There are no rubbish bins in the national park, so we ask you to please take your rubbish with you.

    Toilets

    Toilets can be found at Echo Point, where this walk starts.

    Picnic tables

    Picnic facilities can be found at Echo Point, where this walk starts.

    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.

    Please note:

    • Parts of this walk are close to cliff edges. Please take care and supervise children at all times.
    • Access to Honeymoon Bridge involves sections of steep stairs.
    • Weather in the Blue Mountains can be very different to Sydney and conditions can change quickly. Be prepared for colder temperatures and changeable weather.
    • The Think Before You Trek initiative operates in this park, so please check out the website when planning your hike.

    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).

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - easy

    • The pathway from Echo Point to Oreades lookout is suitable for wheelchairs with assistance, and for strollers. Please note some sections of the track have a slope of 10 per cent.
    • Informal seating and rest spots are provided every 80 to 90m along the track to assist those with limited mobility.
    • Access beyond Oreades lookout, to Lady Game lookout, is not recommended for wheelchairs as it involves several steps.
    • Access from Lady Game lookout to Honeymoon Bridge is not wheelchair-accessible. It involves very steep and narrow stairs.

    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.

    Map of Three Sisters walk in Blue Mountains National Park

    Park info

    Visitor centre

    The Three Sisters, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: S Alton/OEH.