South Lawson Waterfall Circuit

New South Wales

South Lawson Waterfall Circuit is three kilometres long and traverses South Lawson Park passing four very different waterfalls: Adelina Falls, sand lined Federal Falls, Cataract Falls and Junction Falls - an amphitheatre of cascading water.

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Getting there

There's a few starting points, the easiest being the corner of Honour Ave and Livingstone St, LAWSON NSW.  This walk is a short 1km walk from Lawson Train Station.


8930-1S Katoomba NSWTOPO

Route/Trail notes

The walk is clearly signed.  See attached GPS or reference links for further guidance.



Other References

GPS Tracks


Chose this walk to get some waterfall shots. Didn't disappoint - can get close and even under the waterfalls.

TrineJD on 17 Oct, 2020

Lots of stairs. Found it Easy, although my 68 year old mother had trouble with the stair climb.

Joe-dy Green on 5 Jul, 2020

Easy walk with stunning waterfalls, each worth seeing

Auri_borealis on Mar, 2020

Took our Youth Adventure group here. It was the first walk they lead without assistance. A bit too easy for them I think. Beautiful waterfalls and we had fun trying to run to the top of the boulder at the second(or third) last water fall.

Nathan Mas-Stephens on 7 Aug, 2019

Lovely walk, took me an hour, dawdling and looking at all the falls .

Huebag on 3 Dec, 2017

Come here if you want to see four waterfalls in an hours walk. The falls are even more spectacular after the rain. This walk is less known by tourists so the track isn't as crowded.

rob.bushman on 8 Apr, 2016


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