Best trails in Ireland

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Ready to check out the best trails in Ireland? AllTrails has 679 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Whether you're looking for the best trails in Killarney National Park or Wicklow Mountains National Park - we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 318 easy trails in Ireland ranging from 1 to 170.6 km and from 0 to 926 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Cliffs of Moher Coastal Trail
Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 24.9 km • Est. 8 h 8 m
Rising over 200m above sea level, the Cliffs of Moher are one of Ireland's most popular tourist destination. This coastal walk begins at the visitors centre and follows the coastline to Doolin. From tShow more
#2 - Carrauntoohil Mountain Via Devil's Ladder Trail
Killarney National Park
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Length: 12.7 km • Est. 5 h 11 m
A gorgeous hike to the top of the tallest mountain in Ireland. Though there are several different routes up Carrauntoohil, the Devil's Ladder is the most common route. Most of the "ladder" itself has Show more
#3 - Howth Loop Trail
Howth, County Dublin, Ireland
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Length: 16.1 km • Est. 5 h 7 m
Enjoy stunning scenery as you follow the clifftop paths around the Howth peninsula. The Howth peninsula forms the northern tip of Dublin Bay and has long been a popular destination for daytrippers keShow more
#4 - Wicklow Way (Complete)
Marlay Park
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Length: 128.9 km • Est. Multi-day
The Wicklow Way is a long distance walking route that starts in Marlay Park and finishes in the village of Clonegal, Co. Carlow. It is the oldest such route in Ireland, having opened in 1981. It was oShow more
#5 - Glendalough 'White' Route
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 8.7 km • Est. 3 h 10 m
Really beautiful hike. Solid ground and boardwalks. Wear rain gear. Clouds come in fast with high wind action. Show more
#6 - Glendalough 'White' Route from Visitor Center
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 12.6 km • Est. 4 h 27 m
A beautiful loop trail that covers road, scramble and boardwalk walking. The views are absolutely spectacular, but quick changes in the weather are a stern reminder that things can get nasty fast for Show more
#7 - Torc Waterfall Walk
Killarney National Park
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Length: 6.3 km • Est. 2 h
This crowded trail is one of the most popular in Ireland for a reason. The views are breathtaking and Torc Waterfall is beautiful. While the beginning of the hike can get crowded, the trails beyond thShow more
#8 - Croagh Patrick Pilgrim Trail
Newport, County Mayo, Ireland
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Length: 7.1 km • Est. 3 h 26 m
The climb to Croagh Patrick is a difficult one but is well worth the challenge. The views from the top are spectacular. This is an old pilgrim route and popular with all kinds of walkers. The trail isShow more
#9 - Coumshingaun Lough Loop
Comeragh, County Waterford, Ireland
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Length: 7.2 km • Est. 3 h 13 m
Coumshingaun Lough Loop is a 7.2 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Comeragh, County Waterford, Ireland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#10 - Upper Diamond Hill Trail
Connemara National Park
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Length: 6.1 km • Est. 2 h 23 m
The Upper Diamond Hill Trail summits the Diamond, providing a stunning view of the Twelve Bens and surrounding Connemara region. Situated in the West of Ireland in County Galway, Connemara National PShow more
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