30 mins

600 m Return

68 m

Moderate track
This lovely walk takes you from the grassy area of Gordon Falls Reserve down through the lush vegetation and cliffs to the Pool of Siloam. The Pool and waterfall is an amazing place and cool place on warmer summer days. This walk is a great way to explore a part of the Blue Mountains after a picnic in the park and a chance to enjoy the cooler climate with the large fern trees.

Maps for the Pool of Siloam 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.
Katoomba 1:25 000 Map Series 89301S KATOOMBA NSW-89301S
Katoomba 1:100 000 Map Series 8930 KATOOMBA 8930

Cross sectional view of the Pool of Siloam bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the Pool of Siloam

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 600 m
Time 30 mins

Grade 3/6

Moderate track
AS 2156.1 Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Signs Clearly signposted (1/6)
Experience Required No experience required (1/6)
Weather Storms may impact on navigation and safety (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (1/6)

Some more details of this walks Grading

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


This whole walk, 300m has short steep hills.

Quality of track

This whole walk, 300m follows a clear and well formed track or trail.


This whole walk, 300m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 300m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


Around 250m of this walk is affected by storms that may impact your navigation and safety, whilst the remaining 45m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 300m 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 Pool of Siloam walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the Pool of Siloam walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The Pool of Siloam walk starts and ends at the Gordon Falls Reserve (gps: -33.724728, 150.33273)
Your transport options to Gordon Falls Reserve are by;
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/pos

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 🙂