||Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
||Type: National Waymarked Way
|Length (Kms): 43.00
|Estimated time to complete entire trail: 10hr
|Start point: Tallaght/ Shankhill
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|Finish point: Tallaght/ Shankhill
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|Nearest town to start: Tallaght/Shankhill
||Ordnance Survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 50
|Description of Trail:
One of the flagship projects of the Dublin Mountains Partnership is the establishment of a long distance trail, the Dublin Mountains Way (DMW), across the mountains from Shankill in the east to Tallaght (Sean Walsh Park) in the west, in all approximately 43 kilometres of trail (plus an additional 12.3km round trip for the Hell Fire/Massy's spur). The DMW has been an objective of the local authorities for close to twenty years and with the formation of the partnership it has been realised. This project has been achieved through the cooperation of Coillte, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council, South Dublin County Council, Dublin City Council and some private landowners.
The Dublin Mountains Way was officially opened from Shankill to Tallaght on 31st October 2010. The entire route from Shankill to Tallaght is now fully waymarked. This route will be classified as one of the national waymarked ways and is waymarked with the standard yellow walking man symbol. The sections where the Wicklow Way and Dublin Mountains Way run alongside is signed with DMW and WW to avoid confusion. For more information follow external link to www.dublinmountains.ie
|Map guide available:
Dublin Mountains Way map available in all good bookshops and outdoor stores at RRP of €9 and EastWest Mapping available from Email:
|Trail management organisation contact details:
Dublin Mountains Partnership, c/o Coillte, Dublin Road,
Newtownmountkennedy, Co Wicklow.
Tel 01 2011187 Fax 01 2011199
The trail is approximately 43 kilometres of trail (plus an additional 12.3km round trip for the Hell Fire/Massy's spur). The trail is waymarked with the standard yellow walking man symbol.
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