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Rocket Point lookout track is a 2.4km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Blue Mountains National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
Historic Rocket Point lookout track boasts some of the best waterfall views in Blue Mountains National Park. Ideal for bushwalkers who are short on time but hungry for adventure, this moderate track overlaps Wentworth Falls track and can be combined with the iconic National Pass.
Starting at Wentworth Falls picnic area, follow the path down to the stepping stones at Queens Cascade, the upper lip of the multi-tiered Wentworth Falls waterfall. Crossing the stones, the picturesque track, lined with ferns and mosses, ascends steeply and gives way to heath, which erupts with colour in the spring. Look for vibrant rainbow lorikeets and rosellas amongst the lush green forest.
Reaching the lookout, unpack a picnic and drink in the scenic waterfall and sweeping valley views. Head back the same way, or join one of this area’s many other tracks that meet at the picnic area, such as Overcliff-Undercliff track.
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. Rocket Point lookout is in the Wentworth Falls precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there:Drive along Great Western Highway towards Wentworth Falls, turn into Falls Road and follow to the end to Wentworth Falls picnic area.The walk begins 300 metres along the sealed road from the car park Park entry points Wentworth Falls carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area, including several designated disabled spots. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited. Bus parking is available
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.