Along Narrow Neck to Taro’s Ladder
  • Length: 20km

  • Duration: 7 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Narrow Neck Plateau Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Tarros Ladders Medlow Gap Walking Track, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 109 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.740883

  • Longitude: 150.280132

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Along Narrow Neck to Taro’s Ladder is a 20km, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 7 hrs to complete.


This walk follows the Glenraphael Drive management trail along Narrow Neck enjoying plenty of great views of the Jamison Valley and across to Mount Solitary. The climb down Taro’s ladder requires skill and much care and caution should be used. There are plenty of pleasant spots to rest along the way. As this walk follows the management trail there are likely to be people on mountain bikes sharing the area.

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