Scenic Railway to Ruined Castle
  • Length: 12.4km

  • Duration: 7 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Katoomba Falls Access Track, Katoomba

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

  • Closest Town: Katoomba

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 104 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7285850692

  • Longitude: 150.3009530415

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Scenic Railway to Ruined Castle is a 12.4km, grade 4 Return hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 7 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This is a very popular full day walk in the Katoomba Area offering great views of the valley. The walk follows the edge of the cliffs through the undergrowth from the Scenic Railway to the Ruined Castle. There are great views to enjoy from the Ruined Castle. Arrive back in time to catch the Scenic Railway back up or be prepared for the walk up Furber Steps an alternate exit.


Download maps and tracknotes for Scenic Railway to Ruined Castle hiking track from wildwalks.com.