New Village - Lough Seecon trail

Walking
County Galway
2/5
1 review
Grade Moderate
Length 6.5 km
Time 2 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 75 m
Dogs Allowed Under effective control
Start Point
New Village Forest Carpark
Finish Point
New Village Forest Carpark
Nearest Town to Start Oughterard
Lat. and Long. 53.4390216, -9.3396873

This walk follows forest roads around the woods, passing close to Lough Seecon on the western side of the forest, climbing gradually to the northern end and returning on public road. From the public road section there are spectacular views over Lough Corrib to the east and towards Cong to the north. Sections of the loop are quite exposed in bad weather and mobile phone coverage may be poor.

Trail Management

Coillte Mountbellew, The Demesne, Mountbellew,
Co. Galway.
Tel: ++ 353 909 679076 Fax: ++ 353 909 679081

Facilities

Oughterard

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 45
2/5
02/22/2012

Matt from United States

Fun trail. Not much of a view. There is a nice little lake about a mile into the hike, then when you come to the intersection with the Western Way, there is a great view into County Mayo over Lough Corrib. Worth doing to knock out a quick walk.

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