Mt Wilson is a small village off the Bells Line of Road in the Blue Mountains. The village harbours quiet fern-filled gullies, often overlooked by most visitors who are lured by the chestnut picking and the autumnal deciduous leaf displays. One morning in May, my mum (“Nanay”), my kids, and I decided to take advantage of the bushwalking solitude Mt Wilson had to offer.
We decided to do the 45-minute Waterfall Track circuit walk which starts from the Waterfall Reserve carpark. The dirt path initially leads to a block of toilets and from there, veering to the right leads to steps descending into the forest.
As we reached the dry waterfall, “But where’s the water,” complained Miss 5, “I need to wee wee,” cried Master 3, “Photo time!” Nanay announced. All questions and requests were satisfied as we listened for the faint trickling of water downstream, found a suitable spot away from the stream for Master 5 to relieve himself, and captured Nanay’s social media post for the day. Note to self, visit waterfalls after the rain…
1 km circuit