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Den Fenella walking track is a 1km, grade 3 return hike, located in the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
A feast for the senses, this walk features forests, waterfalls and breathtaking clifftop views, near Wentworth Falls, Blue Mountains National Park. The short yet challenging Den Fenella walking track is a perfect introduction to the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park.
Start your walk at Wentworth Falls picnic area, before descending steeply through magnificent rainforest, where dappled sunlight filters through the lush canopy. The track winds through a deep gorge filled with tree ferns as it follows Den Fenella creek. Keep an eye out for the wildflowers in the warmer months. The rare rock sprengelia, with delicate white flowers, grows on the nearby sandstone ledges.
You’ll cross the creek on stepping stones before coming to Den Fenella lookout. Soak up the majestic valley views to the soothing sounds of the falls, as Den Fenella Creek cascades over the clifftop. Once you’ve enjoyed the cool mountain air, retrace your steps to Wentworth Falls picnic area and unpack the hamper for a well earned feed.
Take a virtual tour of Den Fenella walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.
About the region
Blue Mountains National Park in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
Blue Mountains National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger. Some parts of the park close overnight; details are provided for specific attractions.
9am to 4.30pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
To Wentworth Falls carpark. Den Fennella walking track is in the Wentworth Falls precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:Drive west on Great Western Highway from Sydney to Wentworth FallsTurn off into Falls Road and drive to Wenthworth Falls picnic area at the end of the roadLocate Den Fennella walking track adjacent to the carpark Park entry points Wentworth Falls carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area, including several designated disabled spots.
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.