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Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop
Time: 3 hrs Walking time
Please allow extra time to rest and to explore
1 km NW of Wentworth Falls
Length: 6.7 km Walk Length
As this is a Circuit style walk, the 6.7 km includes the walking distance from the start around the loop and back to the start again
Blue Mountains National Park
Climb: 341 m Total Climbing
This walk has a total cumulative climb of 341 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: Circuit
Track: Hard

This scenic walk from Wentworth Falls Station, winds along the Nature Trail to Conservation Hut, then drops into the magnificent Valley of the Waters, before climbing to Lillians Glen and returning to the station. (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 Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop

Map of Walk

Location

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Map of Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop
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Wentworth Falls Railway Station
Wilson Park
Corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd
Int of Armstrong St Servicetrail and Nature Track
Int of Nature Track and Armstrong St Bushtrack
Conservation Hut
Int of Valley of the Waters Track and Shortcut Track
Int of Valley of the Waters and Overcliff Tracks
Int of Lyrebird Cliff Track and Valley of the Waters Track
Int of Valley of the Waters and Queen Victoria Tracks
Int of Valley of the Waters and Queen Victoria Tracks
Empress Lookout
Int of Valley of the Waters and Nature Tracks
Lillian's Bridge
Lillian's Glen
Int of Nature and Edinburgh Castle Rock Tracks
Int of Nature and Edinburgh Castle Rock Tracks
Int of Nature and West St Tracks
Int of Nature Track and West St Servicetrail
Int of Armstrong St Servicetrail and Nature Track
Corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd
Wilson Park
Starting point for this hiking track: Wentworth Falls Railway Station

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

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Photo Gallery

 
Wilson Park
 
Wilson Park +
 
Meeting the Armstrong St Servicetrail
 
Meeting the Armstrong St Servicetrail +
 
Conservation Hut
 
Conservation Hut +

 
Stairs down into Valley of the Waters
 
Stairs down into Valley of the Waters +
 
View from Queen Victoria Lookout
 
View from Queen Victoria Lookout +
 
The first falls
 
The first falls +

 
Track towards Lillians Glen
 
Track towards Lillians Glen +
 
Edinburgh Castle Rock
 
Edinburgh Castle Rock +
 
Track to Armstrong Rd
 
Track to Armstrong Rd +

Terrain

Cross sectional view of the Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop bushwalking track

Cross Section of the Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop bushwalking track



Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop bushwalking track

Summary of the gradients over the the lenght of the Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop bushwalking track

Overview of this walks Grading - Based on the AS 2156.1 - 2001
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Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.
Length 7km
Time 3 hrs
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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
3.4km of this walk is flat with no steps and another 2km has gentle hills with occasional steps. Whilst another 1.3km has short steep hills and the remaining 90m is very steep.

Quality of track
4.9km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 950m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (850m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs
Around 6km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required
Around 6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 940m requires some bushwalking experience.

Weather
Around 6km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 260m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure
Around 4.8km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.9km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Track Notes


Catch the train to Wentworth Falls Station
Public transport (train) available to this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Wentworth Falls 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.
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Catch the bus to Wentworth Falls 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)
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Drive to Wentworth Falls 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.
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(0 km) Wentworth Falls Railway Station to Wilson Park
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 485 m Time = 9 mins
Climb = 13 m Descent = -15 m
From Wentworth Falls Railway Station, this walk exits the station on the western side, on Station St, and turns left to head down to the Great Western Highway past the shops. At the highway, the walk crosses at the lights and turns right, heading down the hill along the foot path. This walk then turns left into Wilson Park soon after the colourful bus stop. The walk follows the footpath through Wilson Park. At the toilet block in the centre of the park, the walk tends slightly more to the left until coming to a large archway entrance to the Charles Darwin Walk, near the tennis courts.

(0.49 km) Wilson Park to Corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 1.2 km Time = 21 mins
Climb = 55 m Descent = -3 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads towards the road with the tennis courts on the left, and then heads to the left down Falls Rd, along the footpath. This walk then turns right onto Armstrong Rd and follows this to the end.

(1.68 km) Corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd to Conservation Hut
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 1.05 km Time = 21 mins
Climb = 27 m Descent = -47 m
Continue straight: From the corner of Valley Rd and Armstrong St, Wentworth Falls, the wide clay track heads into the bush from near the telegraph pole. The track heads down the hill, and is rough and rocky in places. The walk soon comes to an intersection with another track on the left, signposted as the way to 'Conservation Hut'.
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Conservation Hut 11min' sign, heading off the main trail. The narrower trail gently meanders until coming to a three-way intersection, marked with a 'Nature Track Circuit' sign (and a gate not far up the track to the left).
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Nature Track Circuit - Valley of the Waters Picnic Area' sign south along the wide trail. The trail soon narrows to a single track and passes some informal tracks (on the left). Soon after passing a backyard, the walk heads up some steps, passing a toilet block and coming to the front of the 'Conservation Hut'.

Conservation Hut Alt = 893 m
Conservation Hut is a small cafe perched above the Valley of the Waters, Blue Mountains National Park. The hut was opened in 1963 as a meeting place for the local conservation movement. Rebuilt, Conservation Hut opened as a cafe in 1993, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, seven days a week. Around the Conservation Hut is a small parking area, public toilets, picnic shelters, town water and B&B's. For further information or bookings call (02) 4757 3827. More info

(2.73 km) Conservation Hut to Int of Valley of the Waters and Queen Victoria Tracks
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 324 m Time = 8 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -75 m
Continue straight: From Conservation Hut, this walk follows the 'Valley of the Waters' sign down some timber and dirt steps passing a couple of picnic shelters. The track soon leads to the signposted intersection with the 'Short Cut Track' (still in view of the Conservation Hut).
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Valley of the Waters' sign down the steps, passing an information sign. After the handrail and more signs, the track passes a couple of faint tracks (on the left, leading to an old picnic area). Further down the steps, the walk comes the end of another handrail and a three-way intersection (signposted 'Overcliff Track' and 'National Pass').
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'National Pass - Valley of the Waters' sign down the timber steps. The track passes a few faint tracks (on the left, that lead to an unfenced view point). The walk continues down the steps, soon coming to an unsignposted intersection with the Lyrebird Cliff track (on a small sandstone rock platform).
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads down the wooden steps to almost immediately come to the signposted intersection with 'Queen Victoria Lookout' track.

(3.05 km) Int of Valley of the Waters and Queen Victoria Tracks to Queen Victoria Lookout
Optional sidetrip: Walk: Easy - bushtrack
Length = 24 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -17 m
Turn left: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Queen Victoria Lookout' sign down the steps towards the handrail. Soon the track passes a small lookout on the left and, shortly afterwards, the fence leads to the rock platform and fenced 'Queen Victoria Lookout'.
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn left to continue along this walk.)

Queen Victoria Lookout Alt = 803 m
The Queen Victoria Lookout is perched above the Valley of the Waters, south-west of Conservation Hut. The fenced lookout has views into the narrow section of the valley. The views are made more dramatic by the roar of the waterfalls below and the mists which frequent the area. Empress Falls are only just visible - the main views extend down Jamison Valley. Kings Tableland (left) and Sublime Point(right) dominate the views and the eastern edge of Mount Solitary and beyond is also visible.

(3.05 km) Int of Valley of the Waters and Queen Victoria Tracks to Empress Lookout
Walk: Easy - bushtrack
Length = 57 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 0 m Descent = -18 m
Veer right: From the intersection, this walk heads down the steps away from 'Queen Victoria Lookout' keeping the rock face to the right. The track soon passes under a sandstone overhang and then down more steps to come to the fenced and signposted 'Empress Lookout'.

Empress Lookout Alt = 801 m
Empress Lookout is a fenced and signposted lookout, perched on a sandstone overhang above the Valley of the Waters Creek. There is a view down to part of the Empress Falls and into the canyon. The views are filtered through the surrounding trees. It makes for a good spot to catch your breath when walking into, or out of, the Valley of the Waters.

(3.11 km) Empress Lookout to Lillians Glen
Track: Hard - bushtrack
Length = 523 m Time = 17 mins
Climb = 54 m Descent = -63 m
Turn right: From Empress Lookout, this walk heads down the wooden steps, keeping the handrail and valley to the left. Soon the walk heads downs a series of steep metal staircases that zigzag down the hill. At the bottom of the staircases, the walk follows the handrail through a long sandstone overhang. The track then heads down some steps to come to an intersection with the 'Nature Track' and a sign pointing back to 'National Pass - Tea Rooms'.
Veer right: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Nature Track' sign down a few steps and over a small wooden bridge, coming to a clearing, picnic table and small waterfall.
From the picnic table, this walk heads up the steps, passing a 'Welcome to the Nature Track' information sign (point 1). The track turns right and passes three numbered posts (2,3,4) - After number 3, the track heads down hill. Soon after the handrail starts, the walk comes to an intersection just before Lillian's Bridge and post number 5.
Continue straight: From post number 5 at Lillian's Bridge, this walk heads up the stairs away from the handrail, keeping the bridge and valley to the left. The track makes its way around the hill, passing a few handrails before heading down to some stepping stones across the creek. (This is a nice but slippery spot to enjoy, with a small waterfall to the right). After crossing the stepping stones, the track heads over a small rise to come back down and cross the creek again, on another set of stepping stones. This is signposted 'Lillians Glen'.

Lillian's Glen Alt = 790 m
Lillian's Glen is a moss and fern filled section on the 'Valley of the Waters' Creek (where the Nature Track crosses the creek, south of Edinburgh Castle Rock). There are stepping stones to help cross the creek. Lillian's Glen is a great spot to rest and enjoy the area, especially on warmer days. For the sure-footed, a short clamber upstream to Asmodeus Pool[1] at the bottom of a waterfall, is worthwhile - a very nice spot at the end of a narrow canyon[2].

(3.63 km) Lillian's Glen to Int of Nature and Edinburgh Castle Rock Tracks
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 384 m Time = 12 mins
Climb = 86 m Descent = -15 m
Continue straight: From Lillian's Glen, this walk heads up the stairs away from the creek, passing the 'Lillian's Glen' sign. The track winds up the hill for some time (passing a handrail) until just after post marker 7, where the track heads through an sandstone overhang to comes to an unfenced view point with great valley views.
From the view point, this walk heads away from the valley views through the sandstone overhang, keeping the rockface to the right. After the cave, the walk heads up the stairs to follows a tall rock wall (on the right) and comes to post marker 8. From the number 8 post, the walk heads up the stairs, as the track flattens it come to a three-way intersection with a 'Edinburgh Castle Rock' sign and post 9.

(4.02 km) Int of Nature and Edinburgh Castle Rock Tracks to Edinburgh Castle Rock
Optional sidetrip: Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 14 m Time = 1 mins
Climb = 2 m Descent = -6 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk heads past the sign saying 'Edinburgh Castle Rock' towards the unfenced rock and great views - this is Edinburgh Castle Rock.
(Retrace your steps back to the main track, then turn right to continue along this walk.)

Edinburgh Castle Rock Alt = 859 m
Edinburgh Castle Rock is a signposted, unfenced viewpoint on the Nature Track, in the Blue Mountains National Park. The rock platform has an interesting formation, with an uneven surface of circular lines. From Edinburgh Castle Rock, there is a view left, up the valley towards the houses on the ridge. Looking right, down the Valley of the Waters, it is possible to see the escarpment of Kings Tablelands.

(4.02 km) Int of Nature and Edinburgh Castle Rock Tracks to Int of Nature Track and West St Trail
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 537 m Time = 15 mins
Climb = 54 m Descent = -18 m
Veer left: From the intersection, (with Edinburgh Castle Rock on the right), this walk heads up the gentle hill. The track heads through the bush before crossing a gully using a small metal bridge. Climbing out of this gully on the timber steps, the walk then heads up some metal stairs, and then more timber steps to come to a three-way intersection with 'West Street' Track and a sign pointing back down the 'Nature Track'.
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Valley of the Waters Picnic Area' sign up the steps. The track soon flattens out and heads through the bush for a little while until coming to a 'T' intersection with the wide West St trail and a 'Nature Track Circuit' sign.

(4.55 km) Int of Nature Track and West St Servicetrail to Int of Armstrong St Servicetrail and Nature Track
Walk: Easy - servicetrail
Length = 346 m Time = 8 mins
Climb = 17 m Descent = -17 m
Turn right: From the intersection, this walk follows the 'Valley of the Waters Picnic Area' sign along the trail, passing the back of a house (on the left). The track soon narrows and then passes the back of another house with a private track (on the left). The trail starts heading uphill and, about 60m later, comes to a three-way intersection with a 'Conservation Hut 11min' sign (marking the track on the right).

(4.9 km) Int of Armstrong St Servicetrail and Nature Track to Corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd
Track: Moderate - bushtrack
Length = 103 m Time = 2 mins
Climb = 15 m Descent = 0 m
Veer left: From the intersection, the walk heads uphill along the wide clay track. This is rough and rocky. The track soon emerges onto the corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd, Wentworth Falls.

(5 km) Corner of Armstrong St and Valley Rd to Wilson Park
Walk: Easy - footpath
Length = 1.2 km Time = 21 mins
Climb = 3 m Descent = -55 m
Continue straight: From the intersection, this walk heads down Armstrong Rd for some time. The walk then turns left onto Falls Rd to continue up the footpath, with the road to the left. When the tennis courts appear on the right, the walk tends right, into the park. The walk continues into the park to the intersection above the stairs and Jamison Creek pondage.

(6.2 km) Wilson Park to Wentworth Falls Railway Station
Path: Easy - Wheelchair accessible - footpath
Length = 485 m Time = 9 mins
Climb = 15 m Descent = -13 m
Turn left : From the the archway in Wilson Park, this walk heads away from the tennis courts, keeping the creek on the right. At the far end of the park, the walk comes to the Great Western Highway and turns right. After about 150m, this walk crosses the highway at the traffic lights and heads up Station St, past the shops and up to Wentworth Falls Railway Station on the right.

Catch the train from Wentworth Falls Station
Public transport (train) available from this Bushwalk Check out the facilities at Wentworth Falls 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.
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Catch the bus from Wentworth Falls 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)
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Drive from Wentworth Falls 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.
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Getting there

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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
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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 6 km
Paddy Pallin 166 Katoomba St , Katoomba (02) 4782 4466 6.1 km
Summit Gear 11 Ross St , Glenbrook (02) 4739 4373 23.6 km
Boots Great Outdoors Shop 25 Home Centre Wolseley St , Penrith (02) 4733 5744 28.1 km
Kangaroo Tent City Cnr Mulgoa & Blaikie Rds, Penrith (02) 4733 4111 28.5 km


A list of the nearest UHF CB repeaters I found to Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop.
Channel Call sign
(more info)
Site Distance and dir from Wentworth Falls Conservation Hut Loop
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4 RIV04 Fire Service Rusden Road MT RIVERVIEW 24 km (to the E)
2 KUR02 Miles Comms Site 1 1 246 Burralow Road KURRAJONG HEIGHTS 29 km (to the NE)
6 LGW06 Lithgow Council Site HASSANS WALLS 31 km (to the NW)
5 BIN05 Fire Tower MT BINDO
Emergency use only
34 km (to the W)
7 VMC7 Fire Tower MT BINDO 34 km (to the W)

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

Blue Mountains National Park Link to official closures and fire bans page
Attracting over 3 million visitors annually, Blue Mountains National Park holds some of Australia's most spectacular and diverse wilderness areas. Explore the Grose Valley, with its sheer sandstone cliffs, waterfalls and scenic walking, or enjoy the famous views of the Three Sisters. Easy access makes a day trips very worthwhile, but with such diversity it would be great to stay in one of the many B&B's and spend a few days soaking up the region.
Region: Sydney & Surrounds
Park fees Camping Facilities
Current Park Closure information for Blue Mountains National Park
Closure information last downloaded Sunday 27th of September 2015 07:00 AM
Closed areas: Grand Canyon walking track
The Grand Canyon walking track will be closed from Wednesday 14 October 2015 to mid-June 2016. The closure is necessary to allow work to continue on improving the walking track. Access for canyoners will be on weekends only. Access from Evans Lookout via Beauchamp Falls to the Grose Valley will remain open. Evans Lookout carpark, Loop carpark, and Neates Glen carpark will remain open. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 47878877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens
Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed for maintenance. This includes the Gorge Walking track. No access to the area is permitted.Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Hawkesbury area office on (02) 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Prince Henry cliff walk, Leura
Blue Mountains City Council wishes to advise that Prince Henry cliff walk between Majestic lookout and the junction with the Leura Cascades walk is currently closed due to a landslip. Detours will be in place and clearly signposted around the affected area. Access from the Leura picnic area to the cascades is unaffected. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains City Tourism on 1300 653 408 or Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Butterbox Swamp track
The traditional access to Butterbox Canyon via the endangered swamp is now closed and rehabilitated. No access permitted. Canyoners should use the new track provided. Temporary signage is in place.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Claustral canyon access change
Access to Claustral canyon via the previous route across private land at Mount Tomah is no longer possible due to landholders denying access. Canyoners should respect the rights of Mount Tomah residents and avoid using private land. Alternative access from the west side of Mount Bell has been identified. For more information, please contact the Blue Moauntains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, open seven days 9am to 4.30pm, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Cahills lookout - Katoomba
As a result of a recent bushfire, Cahills lookout remains closed until further notice. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains City Council on (02) 4780 5000.

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens
Waratah Native Gardens Some areas of this park are closed due to a major landslip event occurring across The Gorge Walking Track. Closed areas include The Gorge Walking Track in the Blue Mountains National Park. A full assessment is underway to determine the extent of damage and to ensure the area is made safe. The Gorge Walking Track is closed at the entry trackhead however the Waratah Native Gardens Day Use and Picnic Area located off Valley Ridges Road Berambing (west of Bilpin) has now been reopened. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. For more information, please contact NPWS Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, open seven days 9am to 4.30pm, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines


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AlanM - Very enjoyable Walk IP:125.254.72.xxx | 2012-07-13 08:03:48
Did this walk on the 11 July. The weather was very pleasant and sunny, but underfoot was very wet.

Really enjoyed it.

My video can be seen here
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