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Dooney Rock Forest Park

Sligo, Ireland
353-71-61201
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Pleasant walk along the shores of Lough Gill at Dooney Rock

This pleasant 1.2km nature trail is located along the shores of Lough Gill and takes in the low... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
1907Dee
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Sligo, Ireland
Beautiful Peaceful Park

Dooney Rock Forest Park is a nice stop off, and beautiful forest park along Lough Gill Drive. If... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
JackieDaniell
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County Tipperary, Ireland
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Sligo, Ireland
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Reviewed 4 April 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

Thank 1907Dee
Reviewed 11 February 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

2  Thank JackieDaniell
Reviewed 4 January 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.

Thank david c
Reviewed 13 October 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

Thank Anne Marie D
Reviewed 6 October 2016

A nice place for pleasant walk. Through the woods to lake shore. Nice views of the hills. Perfect for a picnic and a chill out day.

1  Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The forest part is a beautiful enchanting place surrounding its entrants in a canopy of leaves. The climb to the top of the rock is slightly steep but well worth it.

Thank RFLighthouse
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful walk just outside of Sligo. An enjoyable hike. Not strenuous at all just watch your footing on the roots and rocks. Overlooking the lake and mountains in the background, very enjoyable.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Dooney Rock is a lovely starting location for paddling out onto Lough Gill. A sheltered cove allows easy launching. The rock itself is perfect for walking and exploring nature. It's so accessible I've enjoyed several visits with friends and family. In spring it's a perfect...More

Thank catherine M
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This is a great place to come for a walk or walk the dog and you can get round it in about 20 mins if you want a short walk or you can go explore further, ether way its very nice here. about 5-10 mins...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Fantastic for short forest walks. The whole round takes about 40 minutes. Stunning view of Lough Gill. Only a small car park on site, but the place is never really crowded.

Thank MickeyJames
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