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Clare Glens Loop Walks

This easy forest walk journeys past waterfalls, rock pools and rapids, and presents stunning photographic opportunities

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Rating: 5 out of 5 by EveryTrail members
Difficulty: Easy
Length: 2.485 miles
Duration: 1-3 hours
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Overview :  The Clare Glens is a wooded area along the banks of the Clare River, which separates counties Limerick and Tipperary. The scenery is... more »

Tips:  Directions to Trailhead
Start from the village of Murroe (Moroe) on the R506 between Limerick City and Cappamore. Follow the signs for... more »

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Points of Interest

1. Clare Glens Trailhead

Leaving the trailhead both loops enter the glens via a metal kissing gate at the left of the bridge over the Clare River. Turn left onto a narrow trail following the purple (and green) arrows - the green arrows are for the shorter Nature Loop. The loop gains ground away from the river and stays to 'upper' paths to pass a stone footbridge, before... More

2. The Longer Glen Loop

The longer Glen Loop takes the walker uphill again and follows woodland paths through mature woodlands to reach another footbridge near the Clare Falls. This footbridge marks the farthest point of the loop. Cross the bridge (passing from County Tipperary into County Limerick!) and turn right.

3. Woodland Path Walk

Continue to follow the purple arrows along a sandy woodland path to reach a path joining from your right. Here you rejoin the Nature Loop (green arrows).

4. Nature Loop

Continue to follow the sandy path along your return to the trailhead.