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Avondale Forest Park - River Walk


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Wicklow
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Coillte Recreation Trails
Length (Kms): 5.20
Climb (m): 300
Estimated time: 2hr 30min
Dogs Allowed: Yes

Description of Trail

The River Walk, starting from the car park near Avondale House and including some steep descents and climbs, is the longest and hardest of the walks at Avondale. It passes a variety of tree species, goes along beside the river, under the Dublin to Rosslare railway line and past the deer pen and there is also an option to detour into Lover’s Leap. There are magnificent river views.

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Comments

A great walk to enjoy all different species of trees including maple, beech, oak, Douglas and Silver fir, pines, cedars and larches. It is the hardest trail of Avondale with steep desecnts and climbs so strong footwear is recommened.

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