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Eco Walks in the Slieve Bloom Mountains

Slieve Bloom Mountains - hiker gazing accross moorland

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Explore the biodiversity of this unspoilt landscape

The Slieve Bloom Rural Development Society has now established five Eco-Walks at five key locations in Slieve Bloom in collaboration with Coillte and the local communities. Clicking on the Eco Walk name will take you to a page on the Slieve Bloom website that gives a full description of the walk.


Location: Glenbarrow is about 6 km east of Clonaslee on R423 to Mountmellick. Turn right for 3.5 km.
Glenbarrow Eco-Walk Map (299KB)


Location: Knockbarron is about 4 km outside of Kinnity on the R440 to Birr.
Knockbarron Eco-Walk Map (340KB)


Location: Glenafelly is about 15 km outside of Mountrath on the R440 to Kinnitty.

Silver River

Location: Silver River is about 3 km outside of Cadamstown on the R421 to Kinnitty.
The Silver River Eco-Walk Map (2MB)


Location: Gorteenameale is about 10 km outside of Mountrath on the R440 to Kinnitty.


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