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Best trails in County Wicklow

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Trying to find the best County Wicklow trails? AllTrails has 98 great hiking trails, trail running 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 Brockagh, Rathdrum or Wicklow, we've got you covered. Ready for some activity? There are 48 moderate trails in County Wicklow ranging from 1.7 to 19 miles and from 26 to 3,054 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 Wicklow
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#1 - Glendalough 'White' Route
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 5.4 mi • 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
#2 - Wicklow Way (Complete)
Marlay Park
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Length: 80.1 mi • 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
#3 - Glendalough 'White' Route from Visitor Center
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • 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
#4 - Bray To Greystones Cliff Trail
Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
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Length: 10.8 mi • Est. 5 h 11 m
The is a walk between Bray and Greystones with beautiful coastal views of the Irish Sea and County Wicklow. This path leads you along the railway that was built between 1847 and 1856. The cliffs are Show more
#5 - Crone Wood and Maulin Mountain
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 3 h 5 m
Crone Wood and Maulin Mountain is a 5.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rathdrum, County Wicklow, Ireland that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail isShow more
#6 - Bray Head Loop
Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
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Length: 6.1 mi • Est. 3 h 12 m
Climb the summit overlooking this Victorian seaside resort, returning via a dramatic clifftop path. Towards the southern end of the DART line and just over the border with Dublin is the town of Bray,Show more
#7 - Glendalough Walking Tour
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 6 h 17 m
Glendalough – the valley of the two lakes – draws thousands of visitors each year to experience its spectacular scenery and rich archaeological heritage. This guide allows both of these elements to beShow more
#8 - Lugnaquilla Ridge Trail
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
This trail contains some steep climbing on the way to the top, where you are rewarded with beautiful views. Along the way, keep an eye out for deer. Show more
#9 - Glendalough Upper and Lower Lakes Loop
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 20 m
This is a beautiful trail covered by the shade of the trees. It's a very good walk with the amazing view of the lakes at the end. There is a lot of varied terrain on this hike. This hike has some strShow more
#10 - Great Sugar Loaf
Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 7 m
This is a short but very steep walk affording fantastic 360° panoramic views of South Dublin and Wicklow. On a clear day you can see the mountains in Wales across the sea and the Mourne mountains to tShow more
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