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Wentworth Falls track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wentworth Falls track.

Track grading

Grade 3

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

    45min - 1hr

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Short steep hills

  • Distance

    1.4km return

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

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

    • Take Great Western Highway to Wentworth Falls
    • Turn on to Falls Road at the traffic lights and sign towards the national park
    • Continue to the end of Falls Road, where you'll reach Wentworth Falls picnic area.

    Park entry points

    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, or you can catch a bus to the corner of Fletchers Road and Falls Road.

    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.

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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.

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Permitted

    Commercial activity operators require a license.

    Prohibited

    Camping

    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.

    Wentworth Falls track

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    Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains National Park. Photo: Steve Alton/OEH.