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Nire Valley Trails - Sgilloges walk

Trail Overview Details

Grade: Moderate
Format: Linear
Trail Quality: **
County: Waterford
Category: Walking/Hiking Trails
Type: Other
Length (Kms): 7.1
Climb (m): N/A
Estimated time: 1hr 45min
Start point: Nire Valley Car Park
Start point grid ref: S 277 128
End point: Nire Valley Car Park
End point grid ref: S 277 128
Nearest town to start: Ballymacarbry
Ordnance survey map: OSI Discovery Series Sheet 75
Dogs Allowed: Yes
Facilities: Parking, Accommodation, pub, food, restaurants
Public transport: N/A
Map guide available: Walk Waterford (From Sea to Mountain) - A series of 20 walks throughout Waterford


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Description of Trail

This walk takes you on sand road, roadway, track and mountain terrain to the Sgilloge Loughs, two of the six lakes in the Nire Valley on the lower slopes of the Comeragh Mountains returning by the same route. The area is beautiful and remote with scenic views.

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