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Best trails in Newport

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Looking for a great trail near Newport, County Mayo? AllTrails has 6 great hiking trails, views 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. If you're looking for the best trails in Connemara National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Drummin Forest or Tourmakeady Woods. Ready for some activity? There are 3 moderate trails in Newport ranging from 6.3 to 11.8 miles and from 98 to 2,060 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 Newport
Top trails (6)
#1 - Croagh Patrick Pilgrim Trail
Newport, County Mayo, Ireland
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Length: 4.4 mi • 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 is rocky and requires proper footwear. The weather can be unpredictable, so bring layers and be prepared for cloudy conditions. Show more
#2 - Letterkeen Loop
Ballycroy National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 3 h 25 m
This is a well-marked circular hike beginning at the car park off Nephin Drive. The trail begins by crossing the Altacooney River and heading towards the boundary of Ballycray National Park. After following the park's borders for a ways, the path turns left and leads back to the car park where you began.Show more
#3 - Great Western Greenway: Newport to Poll Rathnai
Newport, County Mayo, Ireland
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Length: 38.4 mi • Est. Multi-day
This section of The Great Western Greenway begins in Newport and heads west to Poll Rathnai. Hikers and cyclists will pass by Furnace Lough, the town of Mulranny, and Bellacragher Bay on the way to its end destination. You'll have lovely coastal views throughout the entirety of this trip.Show more
#4 - Dooega Head Achill Island
Newport, County Mayo, Ireland
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Length: 6.2 mi • Est. 3 h 39 m
#5 - Nephin Beg
Ballycroy National Park
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 5 h 42 m
#6 - Round Beltra Lake
Newport, County Mayo, Ireland
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Length: 11.8 mi