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“Bit disappointing” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Connemara National Park

Connemara National Park
Letterfrack, Connemara, Co Galway, Galway, Ireland
353-95-41054
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Ranked #1 of 58 Attractions in Galway
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Walking
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Dendermonde
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“Bit disappointing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Perhaps i had too high expectations of the area,which is certainly nice but does not come close to some of the Us or Candadian national parks

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“amazing!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

amazing park! gorgeous views and beautiful lakes. Loved kylemore abbey, like a fairytale castle!
loads of sheep though... LOL

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“Great park to drive around”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

The actual park area is not so big but at the same time you cannot walk around it. If you have 1-2 spare days it is definitely worth it. Be aware of the local drivers..they drive like crazy on very tiny and small streets.

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“Nice hike for all levels”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

This was a perfect hike for my partner and I as it gives great views of Connemara but the trail is suitable for all levels of fitness with mostly loose stones and also some boardwalk sections. The scenery is spectacular and matches anything we saw anywhere in Ireland.

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New York City, New York
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“Breathtaking scenery, a challenging drive!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

We didn't go fully into the park but rather took the loop from Galway to Kylemore Abbey to Clifden and back to Galway.
Crazy roads that twist and turn, sheep on every bend - this is a drive to take slow, but is NOT TO BE MISSED. Gorgeous scenery, like nothing I'd ever seen before. As an afternoon trip, we drove the top part first, stopped at Kylemore Abbey for a quick photoshoot and then continued on to Clifden for an early-ish (630) dinner. The drive back was just as beautiful, especially with the sunset as a backdrop.

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