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Tourmakeady Woodland Walk

Directions

In the village of Partry turn off the N84 where it is signposted for Tourmakeady.  Follow the signs through a series of minor roads for approx 10 km to reach the forest entrance.

Nature Walk at a Glance

Trail Name:                            Tourmakeady Nature Walk

Trailhead / Start Point:          Car Park

Distance:                                 2.5 km

Estimated Time:                     Approximately 1 hour

Degree of Difficulty:             Moderate

Minimum Gear:                      Walking Shoes & Water Resistant Clothing

Trail Way marking:               White              

Trail Description

The trail takes the walker along the Glensaul River .  At the furthest end of the trail there is a delightful waterfall which is the main focal point.  The trail then heads back to reach the highest point, from here the walker will experience excellent views of the millennium forest. The species of trees which can be seen include Sitka spruce, birch, ash and holly.  At this point the trail is a path through the wood.  Further on it reverts to a forest road and returns to the car part.

Lake Walk at a Glance

Trail Name:                            Tourmakeady Nature Walk

Trailhead / Start Point:          Car Park

Distance:                                 1.5 km

Estimated Time:                     Approximately 30 minutes

Degree of Difficulty:             Easy

Minimum Gear:                      Walking Shoes & Water Resistant Clothing

Trail Way marking:               Red     

Trail Description

The Lake Walk includes a section of the Nature Trail, the trail also continues around the man made lake which is well stocked with brown trout.  The walker will rejoin the nature trail before returning to the car part.

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Tourmakeady Forest Trail