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Keel Uphill Downhill Loop Walk


Trail Overview Details

Grade: Easy
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
 
County: Kerry
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 13
Climb (m): 100
Estimated time: 3hr 30min
Start point: Opposite the Church in Boolteens
Start point grid ref: Q 799 041
End point: Opposite the Church in Boolteens
End point grid ref: Q 799 041
Nearest town to start: Boolteens
Ordnance survey map: OSi Discovery Series Sheet 71
Dogs Allowed: No
Facilities: N/A
Public transport: N/A
Map guide available: N/A

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Description of Trail

If you are lucky you may see otters, natterjack toads, curlew, sea bass, sea trout and salmon as well as sheep, foxes, hares and wild goats on this walk. It brings you through fields, along river banks and a mountain path with some old bóithríns, quiet roads and a short section on the R56, passing an old thatched cottage and close to an interesting old graveyard. There are great views north to the Slieve Mish Mountains and south over Castlemaine Harbour and towards Carrauntoohil (Ireland's highest mountain).

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Trail management organisation contact details

Patricia Deane, Rural Recreation Officer, South Kerry Development Partnership Ltd, Library Place, Killorglin, Co Kerry
Tel: 087-2031034

Email: pdeane@skdp.net

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