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Coole Park 7 Woods Trail

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Circular
Trail Quality: ***
County: Galway
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: National Parks and Wildlife Service Trail
Length (Kms): 4.50
Climb (m): 50
Estimated time: 1hr 15min
Start point: Main car park
Start point grid ref: R 441 050
End point: Main car park
End point grid ref: R 441 050
Nearest town to start: Gort
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 52
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: Parking, tea shop, visitor centre
Public transport: N/A
Map guide available: The Seven Woods Trail and The Family Trail


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Description of Trail

This trail uses paths, tracks and steps to connect the different woods made famous by W.B. Yeats in his poems and take you to a viewing point overlooking Coole Lough. There are tree roots underfoot in places. You may see bluebells and violets, jays, treecreepers or swans, red squirrels, stoats, butterflies and dragonflies.

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Dogs on lead only

Trail management organisation contact details

091-631804 and info@coolepark.ie

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