Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk


1 Hr

1.9 km One way

188 m

Moderate track
This walk is a lovely clifftop walk above the Jamison Valley, with extensive views out to Mt Solitary. The Three Sisters make a wonderful highlight, along with great views from Echo Point Lookout. The walk takes in many additional lookouts along the way, each with its own unique view of the Blue Mountains.

Maps for the Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk 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 to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk

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 1.9 km
Time 1 Hr
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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

Gradient

Around 1.1km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps, whilst the remaining 690m is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

990m of this walk follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles and another 640m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (200m) follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

Around 1.1km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 710m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 1.8km requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 1.6km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 260m has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk walk starts at the Katoomba Falls Kiosk (gps: -33.726453, 150.304)
Your transport options to Katoomba Falls Kiosk are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
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The Katoomba Falls to Echo Point via Prince Henry Cliff Walk ends at the Echo Point Information Center (gps: -33.732072, 150.31242)
Your transport options to Echo Point Information Center are by;
Bus. (get details)
Car. Parking fees apply in the area.
(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

 


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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 :)