Federal Pass
  • Length: 4.4km

  • Duration: 3 hrs 45 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 90 Cliff Dr, Katoomba

  • End: Katoomba Falls Access Track, Katoomba

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 102 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7215659796

  • Longitude: 150.3195142405

Federal Pass is a 4.4km, grade 4 One way hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs 45 mins to complete.

Summary

The Federal Pass is an excellent track that guides you past much of Katoomba’s iconic scenery. The walk starts from Cliff Drive in Leura and winds into the Jamison Valley exploring Leura Forest and passing the base of the Three Sisters. The walk follows the historic Federal Pass beneath Katoomba Falls before you catch the Scenic Railway out of the valley (the last train up is at 4:50pm).


Download maps and tracknotes for Federal Pass hiking track from wildwalks.com.