Gordon Falls Lookout Walk


15 mins

260 m Return

35 m

Moderate track
This short, pleasant bushwalk from Leura leads to the Gordon Falls Lookout. As the name suggests, there are view of Gordon Falls, as well as a great view along the escarpment to Sublime Point, across to Mount Solitary and over to the Three Sisters.

Maps for the Gordon Falls Lookout 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.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Gordon Falls Lookout Walk bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Gordon Falls Lookout 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 260 m
Time 15 mins
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Grade 3/6



Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
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 90m of this walk has short steep hills, whilst the remaining 40m has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 90m of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path, whilst the remaining 40m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.

Signs

This whole walk, 130m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 130m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

This whole walk, 130m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).

Infrastructure

Around 90m of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 40m 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 Gordon Falls Lookout Walk walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Gordon Falls Lookout Walk walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Gordon Falls Lookout Walk walk starts and ends at the Corner of Olympian Parade and Lone Pine Ave (gps: -33.725365, 150.33191)
Your transport options to Corner of Olympian Parade and Lone Pine Ave 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/gflw


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 :)