Visitor Centre: Free Exhibition, Café & Tóchar Daithí Bán Trail
Enjoy a leisurely walk along a 2km looped trail at the Ballycroy Visitor Centre. The trail is named after mythical giant Daithí Bán who built a fortress on Wild Nephin National Park’s tallest mountain, Corslieve (also known as Slieve Carr at 721m).
Discover uninterrupted panoramic views of the Nephin Beg Mountain Range and Achill Island from a gently ascended Viewing Point.
GPS: 54.024505, -9.823505
Claggan Mountain Coastal Trail
Situated on the Wild Atlantic Way you will find a gentle walk (1.5km boardwalk) through Atlantic Blanket Bog and along a sheltered shoreline (1.5km +).
Enjoy stunning views views of Wild Nephin National Park to the east and Bellacragher Bay and Achill Island to the west. Listen for the calls of wading birds such as curlews and ringed plover and catch glimpses of otters and seals.
GPS: 53.95745, -9.79335
Explore this wild and remote area from the Robert Lloyd Praeger Centre in Letterkeen Woods. The bothy is a dry and secure shelter to overnight on the long distance Bangor Trail and Western Way and acts as a trailhead for waymarked hiking loops of 6km, 10km and 12km.
GPS: 53.98932, -9.57282