Knockmealdowns Trails - Knockmealdown Lakes Loop

County Tipperary
Grade Strenuous
Length 7.6 km
Am 4 hours 40 minutes
Format Loop
Ascent 300 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking dark blue arrow on white backgrund
Start Point
Knockballiniry Car Park
Finish Point
Knockballiniry Car Park
Nearest Town to Start Goatenbridge
Grid Ref. S 07892 12104
Lat. and Long. 52.26091, -7.88512

The Knockmealdown Trails take you on gravelled access roads, old paths and minor tarred roads/boreens, mainly through Coillte forest on the scenic northern slopes of the Knockmealdown Mountains, an area steeped in historical, cultural and ecological interest with attractive vistas across the rich agricultural lowlands to mountains beyond.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Knockmealdown Active at


At Goatenbridge: Car parking, shop, public house, accommodation, restaurant
At trailhead: Car parking

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 74
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Local bus services to Newcastle, Goatenbridge, Clogheen and Ballyporeen

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