The Princes Rock Track

Download & Print Map and Notes

45 mins

746 m Return

61 m

Moderate track
From Wentworth Falls Picnic area, this walk explores some great lookouts and their vistas. The views of Jamison Valley, Mount Solitary and the Kings Tableland are simply spectacular. This walk goes down a moderate slope, along a well-managed track to Princes Rock Lookout. Take your time on the walk back up and consider a picnic lunch back at the picnic area

Maps for the The Princes Rock Track 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 The Princes Rock Track bushwalking track

Analysis and summary of the altitude variation on the The Princes Rock Track

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 746 m
Time 45 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 Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)
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


150m of this walk is flat with no steps and another 140m has short steep hills. The remaining (85m) has gentle hills with occasional steps.

Quality of track

Around 230m of this walk follows a clear and well formed track or trail, whilst the remaining 140m follows a smooth and hardened path.


This whole walk, 370m is clearly signposted.

Experience Required

This whole walk, 370m requires no previous bushwalking experience.


This whole walk, 370m is not usually affected by severe weather events (that would unexpectedly impact safety and navigation).


This whole walk, 370m 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 The Princes Rock Track walk.

Other Nearby walks

A list of walks that start near the The Princes Rock Track walk.

Plan your trip to and from the walk here

The The Princes Rock Track walk starts and ends at the Jamison Lookout (gps: -33.725513, 150.36904)
Your main transport option to Jamison Lookout is by;
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



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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 🙂