Portumna Forest Park - Bonaveen Cycling Trail

Cycling Off Road
County Galway
4/5
1 review
Grade Moderate
Length 10.5 km
Time 60 mins
Format Loop
Ascent 10 m
Dogs Allowed No
Start Point
Car Park
Finish Point
Car Park
Nearest Town to Start Portumna
Lat. and Long. 53.0828681, -8.2411536

This trail is the longest loop through a variety of trees and open lakeshore. It covers the western side of the park and includes the wonderful Bonaveen Point section by the lake. It is on singletrack which is narrow and twisty in places. The long section around the lakeshore is some of the most attractive landscape in the park with great views out over the expanse of Lough Derg. This trail is open to bad weather at times and can be quite exposed.

Facilities

Portumna Town

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 53
4/5
07/01/2020

Diana from Westmeath

One of the most beautiful routes I have ever done. it is well signposted, only when getting to the new golf club car park, it becomes a bit confusing. Cross the car park through the wooden gate and then follow the signs. There are benches where Shannon River touches the land. Lovely views.

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