Ruined Castle Walk
  • Length: 7.9km

  • Duration: 5 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Narrow Neck Plateau Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • End: Narrow Neck Plateau Trail, Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 108 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7343482276

  • Longitude: 150.2823650058

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Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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River Crossings

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Ruined Castle Walk is a 7.9km, grade 4 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs to complete.

Summary

Entering into the Jamison Valley via the popular Golden Staircase this walk climbs one of the most recognisable landmarks in the Jamison Valley – The Ruined Castle. A beautiful rock formation that offers great views over the valley as far as Wentworth Falls and Katoomba. Explore some of the history of the coal mining in this part of the Jamison Valley.


Download maps and tracknotes for Ruined Castle Walk hiking track from wildwalks.com.

 

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