Summary: Fortress Creek Falls is a spectacular but hard-to-reach waterfall, where Fortress Creek plunges over a cliff into the Grose Valley.

Fortress Creek Falls is formed by Fortress Creek plunging dramatically over a 100 metre cliff above the Grose Valley, before it continues to Govetts Creek. You can see the falls in the distance from the Lockleys Pylon track.

IMG 3147 Fortress Creek Falls

You can also access the top of the falls along the Fortress Ridge track, although this requires either some scrambling from the track, or canyoning down Fortress Creek (one abseil required).

A video by Hidden Gems provides a great view of this waterfall.

Getting to Fortress Creek Falls

The best view of Fortress Creek falls is from about three kilometres along the Lockleys Pylon trail, which starts along Mount Hay Road. To access the top of the falls, take the Fortress Ridge trail (also from Mount Hay Road), with the last section requiring some scrambling.

Featured Guides

A list of hiking guidebooks I've researched, purchased and used. Each is rated based on it's overall value.
A Guide to Treating Water help you to select the most appropiate water filtration or purification system.
Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to Hiking the World, and receive notifications of new posts by email. (A hike is added every 1-2 weeks, on average.)

Join 767 other subscribers

0 Comments

Leave a Reply