Hiking Trails in Killarney

Top Hiking Trails in Killarney, Ireland

Hiking Trails in Killarney

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  • AudreyB971
    Western Ireland, Ireland99 contributions
    One would need boots for safety and warm clothes to be prepared for the Irish weather. We had hailstones and sunshine as we climbed. Beautiful views well maintained by volunteers.
    Written 10 April 2022
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  • gooze3
    Victoria B.C.14 contributions
    We did the Ring of Kerry while on a motorcycle trip and it was one of the favourite spots in the south of Ireland. Spectacular views and plenty of pullouts along the way. Nice to go when it is quieter on the roads.
    Written 15 June 2022
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  • T5025DQmichaelr
    Kigali49 contributions
    Highest peak in Ireland, the jewel in the crown of Kerry's mountains, several options to get to the top
    Written 12 July 2022
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  • Tara L
    Orio Al Serio, Italy23 contributions
    This walk was a great way to get a sense of the mountains without doing a long or difficult hike. It took 2-2.5 hours return with a slow 7 year old. Well worn trail. The track begins about 1km into the Gap of Dunloe from Kate Kearney's cottage (lots of parking there). Drive or walk south from Kate Kearney's until you see a small parking area on the right (west) side of the road (room for 2-3 cars only). There's a mountain rescue warning sign on a large rock. Pass through the gate and follow a wide rocky path zig zagging up the hill. It eventually winds its way to a cairn (good views here) or further up to three cairns on the top of the hill proper (even better views but you have to pass through some boggy bits and eroded track). It's really exposed up there. Beware of strong winds and mist or cloud that can descend quickly and make it tricky to navigate back.
    Written 7 October 2017
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  • Elaine F
    4 contributions
    Everything, very organised, very experienced climbers with about 10 in the group it was just the right amount of people to have a bit of fun. Our guides were very safe and even though I struggled they took breaks when needed and got me to the top.
    Written 16 September 2021
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