Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout


20 mins

556 m Return

38 m

Very easy
This very pleasant walk starts from the Katoomba Falls Park. The walk explores the cliffs and dense vegetation in the area, and enters the Blue Mountains National Park to enjoy the views from the Cliff View Lookout. The lookout provides stunning views up the Kedumba Valley. The walk is well signposted, has handrails and fencing. The walk passes under the skyway just below the eastern station. An easy walk with spectacular views.

Maps for the Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout

Accessibility summary information for the Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout

Parking: There are 1 designated accessible parking areas on this walk.
Toilets: There are 0 designated accessible toilets on this walk.
Seats: There are 8 places to sit on this walk. They are on average 40m apart, with a maximum gap of 280m.
Hazards: There are 0 specific noteable accessability related hazards on this walk.

Accessibility Details


Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 556 m
Time 20 mins
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Grade 1/6



Very easy
AS 2156.1 Gradient Flat, no steps (1/6)
Quality of track Smooth and hardened path (1/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk

Gradient

This whole walk, 280m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 280m follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

This whole walk, 280m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 280m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 280m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

This whole walk, 280m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Katoomba Falls Park to Cliff View Lookout walk starts and ends at the Katoomba Falls Park (gps: -33.726408, 150.30613)
Your transport options to Katoomba Falls Park are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)




Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts

Comments

 


Short URL = http://wild.tl/kfptcvl


Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt :)