The National Pass, Blue Mountains National Park

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Must see · Historic Walking Area · Hiking Trail
Built into a cliff side, The National Pass is a historic bushwalking trail that offers unparalleled views of the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park's many wonders. This popular hiking track was picked, shoveled, and blasted through with dynamite in the early 1900s. Start your journey at the picnic area, then stroll past epic lookouts as you soak in the sweeping views of the Valley of the Waters. Be prepared to tackle the historic Grand Stairway and remember to have your camera ready to capture the wildlife along the way. On your way up from the valley, stop at Conservation Hut for a warm cup of tea. Plan your The National Pass visit and explore what else you can see and do in Blue Mountains National Park using our Blue Mountains National Park trip itinerary planner.
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  • We walked as a family of 2 adults and our kids age 16 and 14, setting off from the Wentworth Falls picnic area and completing the circular trail in a clockwise direction. The walk is challenging in...  more »
  • Empress, Lodore and Sylvia Falls in the Blue Mountains. What magnificent falls to come and visit just part of the National Pass. You need to park at the Wentworth Conservation Hut and can walk down...  more »

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