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Wentworth Falls track

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

Get driving directions

Get directions

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

    • Drive west along the Great Western Highway, towards Katoomba
    • At Wentworth Falls village, turn left at the traffic lights onto Falls Road
    • Follow the signs for Wentworth Falls picnic area to the end of Falls Road

    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.

    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

    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.

    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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    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
      More

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