Arroo Trail

County Leitrim
5 reviews
Grade Moderate
Length 8 km
Am 2.7 hours
Format Linear
Ascent 240 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking Red arrow on white background
Start Point
Aghanlish old school
Finish Point
Aghanlish old school
Nearest Town to Start Kinlough (7 minutes by car and 1 hour by foot)
Grid Ref. G 802 521
Lat. and Long. 54.417379, -8.305701

This walk takes minor road and bog road to the base of the hills before climbing along the southern flank of a river valley below Arroo Mountain with sturnning panoramic and outstandingly scenic views south across Glenade Valley and north over Donegal Bay towards the Bluestack Mountains.

Maps and other information

Trail Management

Leitrim Development Company

Tel: 086 0660771


Car parking, shops, restaurants/cafes, accommodation, etc. in Kinlough / Car parking and toilets at trailhead

PLEASE NOTE: Parking is available at Ahanlish Community Centre - please do not park along the road.

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 16
Public Transportation

Public Transportation

Bus from Kinlough

5 trail reviews
Write your own review of this trail

Rita from Sligo

This is a fabulous walk. I love the slow ascent on the trail and then the stunning views as you get near the top, the delight of the lake for a lunchtime stop and then the descent with its sense of expansiveness. Looking back up I could hardly believe I had been right up there. Deadly trek!!

Barney from Fermanagh

Brilliant dander with class views of the area.

Fergus from Cavan

Great walk with stunning views. The trailhead at Glenade Resource Centre is well signposted from the R280 Manorhamilton Bundoran road. The first section is on tarmac then on to a grassy track. The 277 metre climb is gradual and continuous. We took the walk on a crisp sunny autumn morning and the views were simply stunning. Took us a bit over 2 hours but that included plenty of stops to admire the stunning views.

Dianne from Donegal

Stunning. This was a great, relaxing trail. The views over Donegal bay are amazing, I couldn't have picked a better day it was beautiful.

Nuala McNulty from Leitrim

Did the Arroo Trail over the Christmas holidays and it was just fabulous. The views were incredible out over Glenade valley to Truskmore and at the very top, c 300m we could see Classiebawn Castle in Mullaghmore and the Wild Atlantic Way.With the mist descending and ascending during the walk it was just magical.

Parking is great and the directional signs make it easy to find and to follow. The combination of tarred road, track and green road underfoot made it comfortable and varied

This will be one of the routes on Easter Sunday April 1st 2018 for the North Leitrim Glens Hill Walking Festival so I'll be back for that!

Have you done this trail?
Tell us what you think