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Medlow Bath to the Collosseum
Time: 2 hrs 15 mins Walking time
Includes the time for the return leg
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
0.8 km SSW of Medlow Bath
Length: 3.3 km Walk Length
As this is a return style walk, the 3.3 km includes the return leg of this walk (ie back to the start)
Blue Mountains(LGA)
Climb: 440 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 440 m, this is the total of the elevation gains made in each of the walks uphill sections
There is car access and parking near the start and end of this walk There is a bus stop within 2km of the start and end of this walk There is a train station near the start and end of this walk
Style: Return
Track: Hard

Along rough bushtracks this track goes from Medlow Bath Railway Station to the cliffs and then under their eaves to a large amphitheatre- The Colloseum. Great views of the Megalong Valley and a fantastic spot to break are the important features of this walk. (open in app)


There are Closed areas in Blue Mountains National Park
Today's Fire rating
LOW MODERATE (No fire ban)
  Bushwalking track notes photographs, maps and camping spots for Medlow Bath to the Collosseum

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Medlow Bath to the Collosseum
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Meadlow Bath Railway Station
Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd
End of Belgravia Rd
Int of Wonderland and Belgravia St Tracks
Int of Wonderland and Sunbath Tracks
Int of Sunbath and Tuckers Lookout Track
Int of Colosseum and Megalong Valley Tracks
Starting point for this hiking track: Meadlow Bath Railway Station

Base maps are used under licence and is © Department of lands   Panorama Avenue Bathurst 2795   www.lands.nsw.gov.au

Maps that cover the walk area (please always carry maps of the area)

Print a map and track notes here
 Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series NSW-89301S 
 Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 

Photo Gallery

 
Medlow Bath Railway Station
 
Medlow Bath Railway Station +
 
Station St
 
Station St +
 
The track from the end of Belgravia Rd
 
The track from the end of Belgravia Rd +

 
The Megalong
 
The Megalong +
 
The track goes down through several slits in the cliff
 
The track goes down through several slits in the cliff +
 
Sign at Intersection of Colloseum and Megalong Valley Tracks
 
Sign at Intersection of Colloseum and Megalong Valley Tracks +

 
A look at the valley
 
A look at the valley +
 
The Colloseum
 
The Colloseum +
 
The Colloseum Amphitheatre
 
The Colloseum Amphitheatre +

Terrain


Please note: This is a 'return' style walk and therefore these graphs only show the terrain for the first half of the walk (until the turn around point.)

Cross sectional view of the Medlow Bath to the Collosseum bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Medlow Bath to the Collosseum bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Medlow Bath to the Collosseum bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Medlow Bath to the Collosseum bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
These details are new. This new feature still requires more testing and refining. Please use the 'Walker Feedback' for report specific issues. Please e-mail Matt if you have any general comments. Hope you find it helpful.

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 3.3km
Time 2 hrs 15 mins
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Grade 4/6

Track: Hard
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)
*This summary of grading information is new and still in testing

Some more detail of this walks Grading
Here is a bit more details explaining the grading looking at sections of the walk.
Gradient
700m of this walk has short steep hills and another 370m is flat with no steps. Whilst another 320m is very steep and the remaining 280m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track
860m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 510m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (300m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs
Around 1.3km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 320m has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required
Around 1km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 650m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

Weather
Around 1.3km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 320m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure
Around 1.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 510m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Track Notes


Since this is a 'return' style walk once you have had enough of the walk, turn around and retrace your steps back to the start.
Catch the train to Medlow Bath Station
Public transport (train) available to this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Medlow Bath Station
You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your train trip to the end of the walk.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Catch the bus to Meadlow Bath Railway Station
Public transport (bus) available to this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip to the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive to Meadlow Bath Railway Station
You can drive or ride to this start of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride to the start of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip to the start of this walk.
Plan your trip from --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

(0 km) Meadlow Bath Railway Station to Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd
Walk: Easy - road
Length = 277 m Time = 4 mins
Climb = 1 m Descent = -2 m
From Meadlow Bath Train Station, this walk crosses the Great Western Hwy to the west onto Station Rd heading North-West. The walk follows the road for approximately 150m before coming to the corner of Begravia Rd.

(0.28 km) Int of Station St and Belgravia Rd to End of Belgravia Rd
Walk: Easy - road
Length = 229 m Time = 5 mins
Climb = 9 m Descent = -15 m
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk heads west along Belgravia Rd until the end where a bush track begins.

(0.51 km) End of Belgravia Rd to Int of Wonderland and Belgravia St Tracks
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 159 m Time = 6 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -37 m
Continue straight: From the end of Belgravia Rd, the track follows the signpost saying 'Track' and heads west down the hill along the bush track, away from the houses, until coming to an intersection with another bush track.

(0.67 km) Int of Wonderland and Belgravia St Tracks to Int of Wonderland and Sunbath Tracks
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 84 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -16 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads downhill (south-west) along the small bush track. This goes for a short period before coming to a 3-way intersection with another bush track.

(0.75 km) Int of Wonderland and Sunbath Tracks to Int of Sunbath and Tuckers Lookout Track
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 56 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -10 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads west towards the cliffline. Very soon, the track comes to an intersection with a bush track on the right.

(0.81 km) Int of Sunbath and Tuckers Lookout Track to Int of Colosseum and Megalong Valley Tracks
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 317 m Time = 12 mins
Climb = 14 m Descent = -113 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads out towards the clifftop to the west. Just before the lookout and boulder formation, the track diverges and heads down through the gully and around the bottom of the cliffs. At various points during this section, the track passes through slits in the rock, some of which have ladders to assist. The track continues around to the south-west, staying beside the cliffs until coming to an intersection with a bush track, marked by a sign and arrow written on the rocks saying 'Colosseum' and 'Megalong'.

(1.12 km) Int of Colosseum and Megalong Valley Tracks to The Colosseum
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 542 m Time = 25 mins
Climb = 106 m Descent = -117 m
Veer left: From the intersection, the walk keeps to the clifftop, going south. As the track turns further towards east, the track widens and becomes better-managed, continuing under the clifftop until coming to a large, open cave and waterfall, overlooking the valley. This is The Colosseum.


Catch the train from Medlow Bath Station
Public transport (train) available from this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Medlow Bath Station
You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your train trip from the end of the walk.
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Catch the bus from Meadlow Bath Railway Station
Public transport (bus) available from this Bushwalk You can phone 131500 (the transport info line) for up to date running times.
Use these links to plan your Bus (and train) trip from the end of this walk.
(Links currently not working sorry)
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|
Drive from Meadlow Bath Railway Station
You can drive or ride from this end of this Bushwalk There is free parking available.
You can drive or ride from the end of this walk
Use these links to plan your trip from the end of this walk.
Plan your trip to --> Castle Hill|Chatswood|Dural|Epping|Gosford|Hornsby|Katoomba|Manly|Parramatta|Penrith|Strathfield|Sutherland|Sydney|

Getting there

Plan your trip to the start of the walk and back from the end of the walk

Public Transport links currently not working, sorry
Public Transport Timetables

To the start of the walk

From
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney
From the end of the walk

To
Castle Hill
Chatswood
Dural
Epping
Gosford
Hornsby
Katoomba
Manly
Parramatta
Penrith
Strathfield
Sutherland
Sydney

Driving Directions
To the start of the walk

Drive from:
From the end of the walk

Drive to:


Near by


Campsites in the park
Acacia Flat
Burralow Creek camping ground
Coxs River Camping Area
Euroka campground - Appletree Flat campervan and camper trailer area
Euroka campground
Ingar campground
Mount Werong campground
Murphys Glen campground
Perrys Lookdown campground
Euroka Campground - Darug
Euroka Campground - Red Gum
Euroka Campground - Nioka
Euroka Campground - Bennetts Ridge


Nearest know Outdoor Stores near the start of this walk
Store Address Phone Distance (straight line)
Summit Gear 80- Bathurst Rd , Katoomba (02) 4782 3018 5.2 km
Paddy Pallin 166 Katoomba St , Katoomba (02) 4782 4466 5.5 km
Simdra Pet & Hobby Mart 45 Main St , Lithgow (02) 6352 4422 24.2 km
Lithgow 4WD Centre 281 Main St , Lithgow (02) 6353 1899 24.5 km
Summit Gear 11 Ross St , Glenbrook (02) 4739 4373 33.2 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Medlow Bath to the Collosseum.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Medlow Bath to the Collosseum
Click to re-center search
6 LGW06 Lithgow Council Site HASSANS WALLS 23 km (to the NNW)
5 BIN05 Fire Tower MT BINDO
Emergency use only
25 km (to the W)
7 VMC7 Fire Tower MT BINDO 25 km (to the W)
4 RIV04 Fire Service Rusden Road MT RIVERVIEW 33 km (to the ESE)
2 KUR02 Miles Comms Site 1 1 246 Burralow Road KURRAJONG HEIGHTS 34 km (to the ENE)

Weather and Park info

Fire Danger
This walk passes Greater Sydney Region fire area which currently has a LOW MODERATE rating and No fire ban in place.
(Tomorrow the Fire Danger Rating is LOW MODERATE, No fire ban.) (Downloaded 3 years ago)
Please Note: Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather and Climate
Weather and Climate summary detailed weather and climate information here
°C (feels like °)
km/h from the
% humidity     (as at )
Wed      27°Showers. Likely storm developing.
Thu16°|26°Shower or two.
Fri15°|28°Mostly sunny.
Sat12°|22°Possible late shower.
A graph displaying the average daily temperature range for the year

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