Charles Darwin National Pass and Nature Track walk
  • Length: 8.6km

  • Duration: 5 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: 18 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls

  • End: 18 Railway Parade, Wentworth Falls

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Wentworth Falls

  • Distance from CBD: 95.9 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.70973689

  • Longitude: 150.3764372

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

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Public Toilets

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Untreated Water

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Charles Darwin National Pass and Nature Track walk is a 8.6km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

This is a wonderful circuit walk that starting at Wentworth Falls Train Station. You kick off with a lovely stroll down Charles Darwin walk to Weeping Rock where you soon come to Queen's Cascades and the wonderful views in to the valley. Now we walk partway down the cliff on the Grand Stairway to follow the Historic National Pass exploring more amazing views and then some wonderful waterfalls on the way out of the Valley Of the Waters. Before following the Nature Track back towards the station there is a optional side trip to Conservation Hut if you want a lovely cafe lunch. This walk has a lot of steps so you do need to be fairly fit to enjoy it.

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