Wentworth Pass loop walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 4.5hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Sir H Burrell Dr, Wentworth Falls

  • End: Sir H Burrell Dr, Wentworth Falls

  • Location: Blue Mountains National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 97.3 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.7252046318557

  • Longitude: 150.368764055244

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Wentworth Pass loop walking track is a 5km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in the Blue Mountains National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 4.5hrs to complete.

Summary

This challenging walking track, from Wentworth Falls picnic area, explores the magical, upper section of Valley of the Waters in Jamison Valley at Blue Mountains National Park. Wentworth Pass takes in scenic waterfalls and valley views as well as magnificent forests and dense rainforest.
Begin your walk at Wentworth Falls lookout, with breath taking views across the Jamison Valley to Mount Solitary. From here you can wander down to the top of Wentworth Falls, before joining the iconic National Pass. The pool beneath Wentworth Falls is a perfect spot to relax and revel in the moist cool air on a warm day.
Taking Slack stairs you’ll plunge deep into the Valley of Waters, where you’ll notice the eucalypts and angophoras give way to lush fern trees and moss-covered rocks. The track leads to Empress lookout with exceptional views. Everywhere you look there’s water; from the gentle splashing of creeks to the dull roar of cascading waterfalls.
Make sure you take a break before climbing up to Conservation Hut, where you can grab a cuppa before strolling along Shortcut track to find yourself back at Wentworth Falls picnic area.

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.

Getting There

To Wentworth Falls carpark. Wentworth Falls picnic area is in the Wentworth Falls precinct of Blue Mountains National Park. To get there from Sydney: From the Great Western Highway, turn left at Falls Road near Wentworth FallsThe picnic area is at the end of the street. Park entry points Wentworth Falls carpark See on map Parking Parking is available at Wentworth Falls picnic area. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.

Tips

It’s a good idea to fill in the free trip intention form and hire a PLB when planning your hike. Bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS
Toilets, picnic facilities and drinking water are located at Wentworth Falls picnic area and Valley of Waters picnic area, next to Conservation Hut.


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.

 

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