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Best trails in County Clare

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Trying to find the best County Clare trails? AllTrails has 28 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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 Burren National Park or around Ennis, Corofin or Gleninagh we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in County Clare ranging from 3.3 to 80.2 miles and from 42 to 1,745 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in County Clare
Top trails (28)
#1 - Cliffs of Moher Coastal Trail
Ennistymon, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 15.5 mi • 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 - The Burren Way from Doolin
Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
A beautiful walk along the cliffs from Doolin which will take hikers all the way to the Cliffs of Moher for stunning cliff edge hiking.Show more
#3 - Gleninagh Loop Walk
Lisdoonvarna, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 12 mi • Est. 5 h 57 m
From this trail you will be provided with views of the Atlantic Ocean and Galway Bay. You can see the hill from Galway city. Enjoy the historic rocky ruins strewn along the trail. Show more
#4 - Moylussa via Lough Derg Way
Carrowbaun, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 27 m
This out and back hike is relatively easy with a slightly steeper section at the end. The views are stunning and make the effort well worth it.Show more
#5 - Cliffs of Moher Coastal Walk From Doolin
Killilagh, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
The Coastal Walk linking the villages of Doolin and Liscannor is a 10-14 mile trail, depending on if you stay on the marked trail or walk off the beaten path. Trail is well-marked with the Cliffs of MShow more
#6 - Lough Avalla Farm Loop
Burren National Park
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 6 m
This lovely circular walk starts off low, traveling through woodlands and gradually climbing to beautiful views. The walk has everything from a green road, a well, stream, a lake, green fields and hazShow more
#7 - Cahermurphy Loop Trail
Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 2 h 59 m
Walk by lakeshore, riverbank, and through forest and enjoy splendid views of Lough Graney and the surrounding countryside. Cahermurphy, (Cathair mhurchu In Irish), Lough Graney and its environs is soShow more
#8 - Caher River Loop
Gleninagh, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 4 h 32 m
Caher River Loop is a 9.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Gleninagh, County Clare, Ireland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#9 - Lough Derg Way
Ennis, County Clare, Ireland
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Length: 41.9 mi • Est. Multi-day
With breathtaking scenery and fascinating heritage, this is one of Ireland's greatest lakeside long distance walks The Lough Derg Way is a spectacular linear route that stretches from Limerick City, Show more
#10 - Slieve Carran Brown and Yellow Trails
Burren National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 21 m
Part of the Keelhilla, Slieve Carran Nature Reserve. Follow the brown trail blazes, you will need to duck through a gate in the stone wall about 750m in. There is an additional 2km yellow trail soutShow more
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