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Dooney Rock Forest Park

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Stunning spot for a picnic

We picnicked here on a cloudy day. Deep forest, a nice view up the lake, and shelter from the rain... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
William G
Beautiful Views, nice trails.

Nice spot for short easy walks with good views. The kids loved the freedom and it's quite safe... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2018
Clane, Ireland
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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We picnicked here on a cloudy day. Deep forest, a nice view up the lake, and shelter from the rain shower. An easy walk down to Lough Gill and a welcome escape from the narrow, winding roads.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank William G
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Nice spot for short easy walks with good views. The kids loved the freedom and it's quite safe. Nice spot for photo's.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed July 27, 2018

This is a lovely place to walk and relax : bring a food pack with you , there are short walks or long walks that bring you down to the lake with fantastic Veiws; relax and take in the moment, you could spend a full...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed December 28, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank AAndzia
Reviewed December 13, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Peter_the_Ed_61
Reviewed September 28, 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.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bourlingueur60
Reviewed April 4, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 1907Dee
Reviewed February 11, 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

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank JackieDaniell
Reviewed January 3, 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.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank david c
Reviewed October 12, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Dickon69
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