Fortress Ridge Trail
  • Length: 7.4km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Fortress Ridge Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Fortress Ridge Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Leura

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 107 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6580985392

  • Longitude: 150.3641992996


Fortress Ridge Trail is a 7.4km, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.


A fantastic return walk with stunning views this track leads along the Fortress Ridge out to the cliffs above the Grose Valley. The views from the lookout and along the trail are superb with the sheer cliffs and a deep valley to put it all in perspective. The track is popular with canyoners who use it to access Fortress Canyon.

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