Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout

Download & Print Map and Notes

2 hrs

3.6 km Return

380 m

Moderate track
Starting at Leura Park, this walk passes above Leura Cascades before working its way along the route of Prince Henry’s Cliff Walk. The walk winds past many lookouts with brilliant views over the Jamison Valley. The views are even more exceptional from the turn-around point at Gordon Falls Lookout.

Maps for the Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout walk

You can download the PDF for this walk to print a map.
These maps below cover the walk and the wider area around the walk, they are worth carrying for safety reasons.
Six Foot Track 1:50 000 Map Series Six Foot Track NSW-six-foot-track
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout

Overview of this walks grade – based on the AS 2156.1 – 2001

Under this standard, a walk is graded based on the most difficult section of the walk.

Length 3.6 km
Time 2 hrs

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Signs Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Experience Required Some bushwalking experience recommended (3/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
Infrastructure Limited facilities, not all cliffs are fenced (3/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

Here is a bit more details explaining grading looking at sections of the walk


1km of this walk has gentle hills with occasional steps and another 610m has short steep hills. The remaining (170m) is flat with no steps.

Quality of track

1km of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail and another 440m follows a smooth and hardened path. The remaining (330m) follows a formed track, with some branches and other obstacles.


Around 920m of this walk has directional signs at most intersection, whilst the remaining 860m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

Around 1.5km of this walk requires no previous bushwalking experience, whilst the remaining 230m requires some bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 1.8km is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


Around 1.2km of this walk has limited facilities (such as not all cliffs fenced), whilst the remaining 600m is close to useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats).

Similar walks

A list of walks that share part of the track with the Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Leura Park to Gordon Falls Lookout walk starts and ends at the Leura Cascades Picnic Area (gps: -33.719623, 150.3224)
Your transport options to Leura Cascades Picnic Area are by;
Train. (get details)
Bus. (get details)
Car. There is free parking available.
(get details)

Fire Danger

Each park may have its own fire ban, this rating is only valid for today and is based on information from the RFS Please check the RFS Website for more information.

Weather Forest

This walk starts in the Central Tablelands weather district always check the formal BOM forecast or pdf before starting your walk.

Forecast snapshot

Park Information & Alerts



Short URL = http://wild.tl/lptgfl

Gallery images
There are other downloads I am still working on.
You will probably need to login to access these — still all free.
* KML (google earth file)
* GPX (GPS file)

Special Maps/ brochures
* A3 topo maps
* PDF with Lands Topo map base
* PDF with arial image (and map overlay)
I wanted to get the main site live first, this extra stuff will come in time.
Happy walking
Matt 🙂