We oversee 170 walking tracks networks, with a length of over 120kms. 

Notifications of closures, track changes and upgrades are listed on this page.

Blackheath: Grand Canyon Closure, Wednesday 21 August - Friday 30 August, 2019

The following areas will be closed due to work repairing safety barriers:

CLOSED: Grand Canyon. There will be no access for canyoners during the closure.
OPEN: Grand Canyon Loop walking track will remain open to walkers only.

Please refer to map here. For further information, please call the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath Ph: 4787 8877 – open daily 9AM – 4.30PM
Updated: 19/8/2019 10.14am

Wentworth Falls: Undercliff Track Closure, 21 August - 6 September 2019

The following areas will be closed for walking track works:

CLOSED: Undercliff walking track between Princes Rock walking track and Den Fenella walking track. The track will be open Saturday - Tuesday.
OPEN: Princes Rock Walking Track, Short Cut Track, Murphy Lane Track.

Please refer to map here. For further information, please call the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath Ph: 4787 8877 – open daily 9AM – 4.30PM
Updated: 19/8/2019 10.14am

Wentworth Falls: Overcliff Track Closure, 21 August - 13 December 2019

The Overcliff track will be closed each week from Wednesday to Friday, between 21 August - 13 December 2019.
The Overcliff track will be open each week from Saturday to Tuesday, between 21 August - 13 December 2019.

The following nearby tracks remain OPEN:
Den Fenella Track, Short Cut Track, Murphy Lane Track.

Please refer to map here. For further information, please call the NPWS Heritage Centre, Blackheath Ph: 4787 8877 – open daily 9AM – 4.30PM
Updated: 19/8/2019 10.14am
 

Leura: Cliff Drive TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE

Please be advised of the proposed partial temporary road closure for works to be undertaken on Cliff Drive Leura - between Jersey Ave, Leura and Warne Street, Katoomba - on the 20 & 22 August 2019.

The closures will be from 7am - 5pm each day.

Westbound Traffic (Leura to Katoomba): Closure of Cliff Drive for ALL westbound traffic from the intersection of Cliff Drive and Jersey Avenue Leura. There will be NO access to Leura Cascades or Katoomba from Leura via Cliff Drive. Detours will be in place.

Eastbound Traffic (Katoomba to Leura): Closure of Cliff Drive for all eastbound vehicles over 7.5m in length. There will be NO access to Leura Cascades or Leura from Katoomba via Cliff Drive for vehicles over 7.5m in length. Detours will be in place. There will be limited access to Cliff Drive and Leura Cascades for small vehicles
under 7.5m in length. Traffic control & signage will be in place. Delays expected.

Please refer to map here. For further information, please Council on 4780 5000. 
Updated: 8/8/2019 11.36am

Mt Victoria: Fairy Bower Walking Track TEMPORARY CLOSURE

Temporary closure of 600m of walking track, Fairy Bower Reserve, southern side of Mt Victoria.
Critical track infrastructure has failed. There is no through pedestrian access.

Access to the remaining walking track network can be accessed via Mt Piddington Rd and Innes Rd/Kanimbla Valley Rd

Please refer to map here. For further information, please Council on 4780 5000. 
Updated: 26/7/2019 10.18am
 

Katoomba: Katoomba Falls Night-Lit Walk UPDATE

The night-lit walk from Katoomba Falls Kiosk through to Katoomba Cascades and Katoomba Reserve is temporarily unavailable.

New LED under-rail lighting is not functional due to vandalism of the electrical wiring that feeds this section of the walk.

Updated: 20/3/2019 3:50pm