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Wentworth Pass loop walking track

Katoomba area in Blue Mountains National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Wentworth Pass loop walking track.

Track grading

Grade 4

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

    4 - 5hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Clearly sign posted

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    5km loop

  • Steps

    Many steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Experienced bushwalkers

Getting there and parking

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Get directions

    Wentworth Falls picnic area is located on the southern side of Wentworth Falls, in Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:

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

    Parking

    Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

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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.

    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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