Oak Park Loop

County Carlow
2 reviews
Grade Easy
Length 3.6 km
Time 1.5 hours
Format Loop
Ascent 120 m
Dogs Allowed On a lead
Waymarking Purple arrow on yellow background
Start Point
Oak Park Forest Park car park
Finish Point
Oak Park Forest Park car park
Nearest Town to Start Carlow Town
Grid Ref. S 743 798
Lat. and Long. 52.86539266, -6.89796

This loop on boardwalk and woodland trails, centres on a shallow man-made lake with islands, located in a mature mixed species woodland on the grounds of an old estate. This habitat shelters many wild and game birds, swans and ducks. The wooden boardwalks allow access for wheelchairs and buggies.

Maps and other information


Car park

Please keep dogs on a leash

OSI Maps

OSI Maps

Discovery Series Sheet 61

Lucy from Wicklow

Excellent trail, with good choice of different distances. Good outdoor gym/play/picnic area.

Sue from Carlow

Lovely woodland walk, suitable for families. Only thing is some of the boardwalks are slippy and can be dangerous if it has been wet. Nice wildlife on the lake.

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