Ballyhoura - Garanne Loop

Car parking fee on entry €5 - coins only

Cycling Off Road
County Limerick
Grade Difficult
Length 35 km
Time 4 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 630 m
Dogs Allowed No
Waymarking White
Start Point
Glenosheen Car Park
Finish Point
Glenosheen Car Park
Nearest Town to Start Ardpatrick
Grid Ref. R 656 185
Lat. and Long. 52.319412, -8.506468

This loop takes in some long and fast singletrack descents as well as numerous long and demanding climbs on forest roads, tracks and singletrack trails.The singletrack is technical in places with numerous very tight turns, steep descents and features such as small rock steps, exposed roots and elevated timber boardwalks. Trail surfaces vary a lot including loose gravel, rocks, mud and water and can be very uneven and extremely narrow with encroaching vegetation, boulders and trees. It accesses areas of high ground that can be exposed to bad weather.

Facilities

In Ardpatrick: Pub, coffee shop

At trailhead: Car parking, toilets, showers, bike wash, snacks, tea, coffee

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 73

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