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Worth a visit.

Got to the base of the South side of the mountain in August but did not climb - its a long storey... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
williammm2016
Don't miss the drive through the mountains.

Spectacular drive through the national park and surrounding mountains. Don't go to Donegal without... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2018
DEIRDRE B
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Sep 2, 2018
“Worth a visit.”
Jul 23, 2018
“Don't miss the drive through the mountains.”
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Derryveagh Mountains, Donegal Town, Ireland
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

Got to the base of the South side of the mountain in August but did not climb - its a long storey. Will be returning to climb the North side via The Miner's Path which is more challenging and has spectacular views.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank williammm2016
Reviewed July 23, 2018

Spectacular drive through the national park and surrounding mountains. Don't go to Donegal without doing this.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DEIRDRE B
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

Parked by the small shine as the one 100m on was full. The walk there and back is about 6km and easily done in 3 hours. The only clear path is across the bog and up for about 500m, then it disappears so start your...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank andrewbF573AD
Reviewed March 7, 2018

Anytime the weather is clear, take a trip and enjoy the wilderness. (Having said that, there is great phone coverage so you can broadcast it when you twist your ankle clambering down the scree...)

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Alan A
Reviewed September 15, 2017

While traveling through the region, Muckish Mountain loomed ahead, behind and by my side. Beautiful mountain! Another outstanding County Donegal sight.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NHjo
Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Well the "Seven Sisters" ....among them one is Muckish mountain all worth a visit ,but even if you can't climb still surrounded by beautiful sights and sounds of all mountains ,Valley and the lake.In the vicinity of Glenveagh National Park they can be easily seen...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

Take this road if you are heading west.....be careful driving but it's worth the effort.......beautiful scenery and when you turn that last corner and you see Tory Island in the distance you know you're nearly in Falcarragh

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank tomfY100HK
Reviewed March 20, 2017

If you feel energetic this is one mountain that the whole family can attempt to climb. Even if you don't make it to the top, the views along the way are fabulous.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Cathy R
Reviewed February 14, 2017

It was a Beautiful Sunday Morning on the 12th Of February 2017,with not a cloud in the Sky.We had looked at Muckish Mountain which was just across from Our Home on many occasions,but this day we decided to do something we had considered before. This...More

Date of experience: February 2017
16  Thank Maria M
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Muckish is visible over a wide area, and is instantly recognisable from its shape. There is a tarmac track which goes all the way to the (disused) quarry at its base. For climbers, there are two alternative routes to the top. Access is not obvious...More

Date of experience: February 2017
3  Thank Keneff
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