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Best trails in County Sligo

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Trying to find the best County Sligo trails? AllTrails has 12 great hiking trails, walking trails, views 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 around Grange, Rossinver or Sligo, we've got you covered. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 6 easy trails in County Sligo ranging from 0.6 to 51.2 miles and from 22 to 2,129 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 Sligo
Top trails (12)
#1 - Benbulben Loop Trail
Grange, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 8.9 mi • Est. 4 h 49 m
This is a beautiful trail that offers fantastic views of the region. Be careful if it has rained recently since the trail can get muddy. Be sure to bring proper footwear.Show more
#2 - Union Rock, Oakwood Trail and Ballygawley Lough Loop
Union Rock
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 36 m
This loop is great for hiking and mountain biking. It is relatively easy and is perfect for the whole family.Show more
#3 - Knocknarea Trail
Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 2 mi • Est. 1 h 13 m
This is a very manageable trail and is almost completely groomed. There are great views of the ocean, and the trail is a wide gravel path at the start that becomes about 500 steps of wooden beams as tShow more
#4 - Benbulben Forest Walk
Gortarowey Forest Recreation Area
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 13 m
There are some beautiful views looking up Benbulben and of the countryside. The trail runs around the outside of the wood and finishes by running through a logged out area. This is a great circular waShow more
#5 - Benbulbin, Diarmuid and Grainnes Bed
Rossinver, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 9.7 mi • Est. 5 h 25 m
Benbulbin, Diarmuid and Grainnes Bed is a 9.7 mile loop trail located near Rossinver, County Sligo, Ireland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used fShow more
#6 - The Sligo Way
Slishwood Forest
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Length: 49 mi • Est. Multi-day
The Sligo Way is an 80 km route beginning at Lough Talt in the Ox Mountains and ending in the town of Dromahair. The route has incredible views throughout the entire trip, including Ben Bulben, DonegaShow more
#7 - Caves of Keash
Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 22 m
Caves of Keash is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Ballymote, County Sligo, Ireland that features a cave and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#8 - Streedagh Strand
Grange, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 3.5 mi • Est. 1 h 33 m
There is no trail per se but a lovely beach walk. The sheltered backstrand is a bit muddy and covered in lugworms so you may want to wear footwear, the beach is spectacular though. You can explore tShow more
#9 - Donegal Coastal Drive
Sligo, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 51.2 mi
The Yeats Country to Donegal Coastal Drive is a 50 mile drive along the picturesque southern side of Donegal bay with some wonderful off the road locations to enjoy. Start at Nobel Laureate W.B. YeatShow more
#10 - Truskmore
Rossinver, County Sligo, Ireland
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Length: 10.6 mi • Est. 5 h 44 m
Truskmore is a 10.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Rossinver, County Sligo, Ireland that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primShow more
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