Springwood to Faulconbridge
  • Length: 11.5km

  • Duration: 5 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 181 Macquarie Rd, Springwood

  • End: 607 Great Western Hwy, Faulconbridge

  • Closest Town: Springwood

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 72.0 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.6991015974

  • Longitude: 150.5638036275

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Springwood to Faulconbridge is a 11.5km, grade 4 One way hike located in Blue Mountains National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 5 hrs to complete.


This pleasent walk takes in the sights of two fantastic Blue Mountains valleys. The walk down from Springwood Station uses Magdala Gully to pass a number of waterfalls before visiting Perch Ponds. The walk then follows Glenbrook Creek valley up to Faulconbridge Station for the return home. A quiet walk with a sense of remoteness. If you want to make this an overnight walk you can camp at Perch Ponds where there is a simple bushcamp a good introduction to overnight walking.

Download maps and tracknotes for Springwood to Faulconbridge hiking track from wildwalks.com.