Scenic Railway to Leura Forest
  • Length: 6.7km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Katoomba Falls Access Track, Katoomba

  • End: 52A Cliff Dr, Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Distance from CBD: 104 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7285850692

  • Longitude: 150.3009530415

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Winding Road

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Picnic Shelter

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

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Rainforest Walk

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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Bush Bashing

River Crossings

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Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

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Overnight Campsites

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Scenic Railway to Leura Forest is a 6.7km, grade 3 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

Any walk that begins with a trip on the world’s steepest railway is bound to be exciting but its the tranquility of Leura Forest that makes this walk extra special. From the bottom of the Scenic Railway this walk goes through the cool forest at the base of the cliffs until reaching Leura Forest. This is a great spot to relax and enjoy the serenity of a day in the bush before returning back along the bush track.


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