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Dooney Rock Forest Park

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Sligo, Ireland
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Xmas time

Big trial to.walk around 40km all.around the lake you going inside the forest you can smell it and... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Cork, Ireland
via mobile

There's a very charming, short walk here. Lovely autumn trees and view of the lake. Only one worry... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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“pleasant walk” (3 reviews)
“lough gill” (14 reviews)
Sligo, Ireland
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Big trial to.walk around 40km all.around the lake you going inside the forest you can smell it and if you have any kayak you can swim there too was cold on winter time good for walk with dog

Thank AAndzia
Reviewed 13 December 2017

There's a very charming, short walk here. Lovely autumn trees and view of the lake. Only one worry- there's a gap in the perimeter that goes straight out onto the busy road. Our son nearly ran out onto it. But apart from that it was...More

Thank Peter_the_Ed_61
Reviewed 29 September 2017

We walked to the top of Dooney Rock to take in the view of Lough Gill. It is very beautiful and well worth the effort.

Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed 4 April 2017

This pleasant 1.2km nature trail is located along the shores of Lough Gill and takes in the low summit of Dooney Rock. Heading eastward, the trail takes in breathtaking views of the lake and its islands, in particular from the summit of Dooney Rock. Dooney...More

Thank 1907Dee
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Dooney Rock Forest Park is a nice stop off, and beautiful forest park along Lough Gill Drive. If you love nature, forest walks and peace and quiet then this is the stop for you. The forest park provides a beautiful walk with the opportunity to...More

2  Thank JackieDaniell
Reviewed 3 January 2017

This is a nice walk along lough gill, however, in recent years far superior walks have been developed in sligo. Im not knocking it but there are better.

Thank david c
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Tranquil setting. Historical. Nature Trail. Situated beside Lough Gill. We visited at different times for several days. Adult exercise equipment available and in use. We observed children playing in groups, fishermen, dogs, and people walking and cycling. Boat to the Isle of Innisfree leaves from...More

Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 5 October 2016

A nice place for pleasant walk. Through the woods to lake shore. Nice views of the hills. Perfect for a picnic and a chill out day.

1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The forest part is a beautiful enchanting place surrounding its entrants in a canopy of leaves. The climb to the top of the rock is slightly steep but well worth it.

Thank RFLighthouse
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful walk just outside of Sligo. An enjoyable hike. Not strenuous at all just watch your footing on the roots and rocks. Overlooking the lake and mountains in the background, very enjoyable.

Thank Mike M
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