Nature Track


2 hrs

3.1 km Circuit

238 m

Hard track
Largely following the ridges around the top edge of Wentworth Falls, this track is incredibly beautiful. After taking in the great views at Edinburgh Castle Rock, the trail descends into the valley. Lillian’s Glen makes for a perfect spot for a break, then the trail heads into the Valley of the Waters before making its way back up to Conservation Hut.

Maps for the Nature Track 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 Nature Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Nature Track

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 3.1 km
Time 2 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

2km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 1.1km has short steep hills. The remaining (90m) is very steep.

Quality of track

1.5km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 950m follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (650m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.

Signs

Around 2.1km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 1km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 2.4km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 740m requires some bushwalking experience.

weather

Around 2.9km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 260m is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.

Infrastructure

Around 1.7km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 1.4km 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 Nature Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Nature Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Nature Track walk starts and ends at the Conservation Hut (gps: -33.720222, 150.3629)
Your main transport option to Conservation Hut is by;
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/tnt


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 :)