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Blue Mountains National Park track closures due to predicted heavy rain

By NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
Posted: 4 Apr 2024

Please note the following closures of some walking tracks from midday tomorrow, 4 April, to 8am Tuesday 9 April 2024:

Katoomba and Leura:

All valley tracks and cliff passes will be closed from 1200 Thursday 4-4-2024 to 0800 Tuesday 9-4-2024 due to forecast heavy rains and associated rockfall, landslide, treefall and flooding risks.

In addition to other closures, this includes; Shortridge Pass (off Lockleys Pylon) Federal Pass, Giant Stairs, Fern Bower Track, Amphitheatre Track, Dardanelles Pass, Furber Steps, Golden Stairs, Mt Solitary Routes, Kedumba Pass, Ruined Castle Track, and the Katoomba Falls Round Walk.

 

Wentworth Falls:

All valley tracks and cliff passes will be closed from 1200 Thursday 4-4-2024 to 0800 Tuesday 9-4-2024 due to forecast heavy rains and associated rockfall, landslide, treefall and flooding risks.

In addition to other closures, this includes; Kedumba Pass and camping area, Valley of the Waters Track below Nature Track intersection & Empress Canyon.

 

Blackheath, Medlow Bath and Bells Line of Road:

All valley tracks and cliff passes will be closed from 1200 Thursday 4-4-2024 to 0800 Tuesday 9-4-2024 due to forecast heavy rains and associated rockfall, landslide, treefall and flooding risks.

In addition to other closures, this includes; Grand Canyon Track, Walls Cave Track, Grose River Tracks, Govetts Gorge Tracks, Rodriguez Pass, Pierces Pass, Victoria Falls Track, Perry’s Lookdown Track, Horse Track, Shortridge Pass, Old Point Pilcher Route, Grand Canyon, Juggler Canyon and Acacia Flat Camping Area.

 

Adventure Recreation areas:

All canyons, abseiling and rock climbing areas that require entry or exit via closed tracks are also closed.

Adventure recreation users are advised to carefully consider activities, routes and access in consideration of predicted heavy rain conditions.      

NPWS closures: nswparks.info/alerts-bluemtns

 
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