Wentworth Falls Station Loop

5 hrs 30 mins

9.5 km Circuit

1030 m

Hard track
The Wentworth Falls Station Loop takes in most of the upper tracks around Wentworth Falls. There are many scenic views near the cliffs, with a few highlights away from the cliffs such as Lillians Glen and the Conservation Hut. This walk takes some time, so be sure to bring a packed lunch or buy something delicious from the scenic Conservation Hut restaurant.

Maps for the Wentworth Falls Station Loop 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 Wentworth Falls Station Loop bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Wentworth Falls Station Loop

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 9.5 km
Time 5 hrs 30 mins

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


3.5km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 3.2km has short steep hills. Whilst another 2.2km is flat with no steps and the remaining 580m is very steep.

Quality of track

4.2km of this walk follows a smooth and hardened path and another 2.9km follows a clear and well formed track or trail. The remaining (2.4km) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 7km of this walk is clearly signposted, whilst the remaining 2.9km has directional signs at most intersection.

Experience Required

Around 6km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 3.4km requires some bushwalking experience.


Around 7km of this walk is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation), whilst the remaining 2.7km is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety.


Around 8km of this walk is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats), whilst the remaining 1.3km has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Wentworth Falls Station Loop walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Wentworth Falls Station Loop walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Wentworth Falls Station Loop walk starts and ends at the Wentworth Falls Railway Station (gps: -33.709737, 150.37644)
Your transport options to Wentworth Falls Railway Station are by;
Train. (get details)
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



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

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 :)