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National Pass Walking Trail

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Sir H Burrell Drive, Wentworth Falls, 2782
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Wentworth Falls Village (Wentworth Falls)

One of Australia's finest bushwalking trails.

Six kilometres of majestic wild scenery and waterfalls in the
Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.



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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