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Wentworth Falls track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

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

Track grading

Grade 3

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  • 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.

    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

    Waterfall safety

    Waterfalls are beautiful destinations but please be safe when visiting these natural wonders. Read these waterfall safety tips before exploring waterfalls on your next walk.

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Permitted

    Commercial activity operators require a license.

    Prohibited

    Drones

    Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.

    This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.

    Commercial filming and photography

    Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.

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