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National Pass Walking Trail

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Sir H Burrell Drive, Wentworth Falls, 2782
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One of Australia's finest bushwalking trails.

Unfortunately the National Pass is closed until further notice due to a rockfall.


The National Pass hiking track was built with picks, shovels, crowbars and dynamite between 1906 and 1907. It involved cutting a zig-zag staircase into a cliff face and became a very popular walking trail.



After 95 years service, the track had to be closed in 2002. Bushfires, rain storms and landslides played havoc with fencing and wooden bridges. The $1.5 million restoration project won a National Trust award.


There is a good choice of excellent accommodation just a short distance from either end of the trail.


At Wentworth Falls just 100kms from Sydney and easily accessible by train or car. 

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