Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit


4 hrs

4.8 km Circuit

913 m

Hard track
Featuring cascading waterfalls, breathtaking vistas and rugged rainforest, this walk demonstrates how much Wentworth Falls has to offer. It encompasses the beautiful falls in the Valley of the Waters, amazing views of Jamison Valley from the Historic National Pass and the cool forests of Wentworth Pass. Allow some time to watch and enjoy the cascading water at the bottom of Wentworth Falls.

Maps for the Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit 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 Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit

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 4.8 km
Time 4 hrs
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Grade 4/6



Hard track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Very steep (4/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
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

4km of this walk has short steep hills and another 500m is very steep. The remaining (270m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

2.9km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 1.7km follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles. The remaining (110m) follows a smooth and hardened path.

Signs

Around 3.4km of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 1.4km is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 4km of this walk requires some bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 760m requires no previous bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 2.7km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 2.1km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 2.4km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 2.4km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Conservation Hut, National Pass, Wentworth Pass Circuit walk starts and ends at the Conservation Hut (gps: -33.720216, 150.3629)
Your main transport option to Conservation Hut is by;
Car. There is free parking available.
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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/chnpwpc


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 :)