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Weeping Rock circuit

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Weeping Rock circuit.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    1.6km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Weeping Rock circuit starts from Wentworth Falls picnic area in Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

  • Take Great Western Highway to Wentworth Falls
  • Turn onto Falls Road at the traffic lights
  • Follow to the end, where you'll reach Wentworth Falls picnic area.

Road quality

  • Sealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • All weather

Parking

  • Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area including designated disabled spots. Overflow parking is available on Falls Road.
  • Wentworth Falls picnic area and nearby walks can be busy places on weekends and holidays, so parking may be limited.

By public transport

Regular trains run from Sydney Central Station to Wentworth Falls. The picnic area is around 2km walk along Falls Road. You can take a taxi from the station, or catch bus 685 towards Katoomba and get off on the corner of Fletchers Road and Falls Road. Visit transportnsw.info to plan your trip.

Facilities

  • Wentworth Falls picnic area offers car parking, picnic tables and barbecue facilities, drinking water and flush toilets.
  • Conservation Hut cafe is located around 800m from the picnic area.
  • While water is available at the picnic area, it's a good idea to bring some extra water with you.
  • There are no bins so you’ll need to take all rubbish away with

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Safety messages

Keep well back from cliff edges and waterfalls at all times, especially when taking photos. Read our waterfall safety tips. Please stay on tracks and be aware of your surroundings and footing.

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.

  • Take care in and around creeks and natural pools. Rocks can be very slippery and there may be submerged objects.
  • Bacteria levels in natural pools can be high after rainfall (and at other times) due to run off from surrounding urban areas. It’s best not to go swimming until several days after heavy rains or flooding.

Accessibility

Disability access level - no wheelchair access

Prohibited

Removing or disturbing native plants and animals is prohibited.

Fishing

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

Weeping Rock circuit

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Park info

Vistors picnic below Weeping Rock waterfall, Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Elinor Sheargold/OEH.