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Best trails in Wicklow

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Looking for a great trail near Wicklow, County Wicklow? AllTrails has 9 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 in Wicklow Mountains National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Marlay Park or Three Rock Wood. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Wicklow ranging from 1.7 to 11.4 miles and from 410 to 3,051 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 Wicklow
Top trails (9)
#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 - 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
#5 - 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
#6 - Luggala (Fancy Mountain) via East Gully
Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
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Length: 4.7 mi • Est. 3 h 6 m
A short challenging hike up a well know Wicklow mountain, taking in some fantastic views of Lough Tay. Parking is along the side of the road at the large iron gates just off the R759. Cross the road Show more
#7 - Derrybawn Mountain
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 8.6 mi • Est. 5 h 20 m
This trail is a great climb to Derrybawn and Cullentragh Mountains. You will have fantastic views of the Wicklow Mountains, Glandelough and Lugnacuilla. There are plenty of deer and sheep along this rShow more
#8 - Lugnaquilla via Great Gully (Mc Alpines Back Passage)
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 5 h 50 m
This route leaves from the bridge over the river Ow at Aughavannagh and summits the lug via Great Gully on the South Prison. The walk begins in the village of Aughavannagh. Park your car in front of tShow more
#9 - Black Castle and Wicklow Pier
Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 16 m
Black Castle and Wicklow Pier is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Wicklow, County Wicklow, Ireland that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarilShow more