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Best trails in Wicklow Mountains National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Wicklow Mountains National Park, County Wicklow? AllTrails has 50 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. Ready for some activity? There are 28 moderate trails in Wicklow Mountains National Park ranging from 1.7 to 19 miles and from 410 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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#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 - 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
#3 - 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
#4 - 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
#5 - Derrybawn, Cullentragh and Mullacor Mountain Loop
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 8.2 mi • Est. 5 h
This circular walk features beautiful 360 degree views of the surrounding region. It begins with a steady ascent past Poulanass Waterfall to a gorgeous lake viewpoint. Continuing along the route, you Show more
#6 - 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
#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 - Mullaghcleevaun
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 36 m
There is parking available at Zeller's Inn Lacken as are refreshments for after. The trail head is marked with a lovely stone bench and old boat flower bed. The route is clearly marked with waymark siShow more
#9 - Lough Ouler Loop
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 51 m
This is a beautiful hike up to and around the heart-shaped lake of Lough Ouler. The views on the ascent are spectacular on a clear day. Be sure to bring proper footwear since the terrain can be quite Show more
#10 - Lugnaquilla via The Zig Zags Trail
Wicklow Mountains National Park
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Length: 8.1 mi • Est. 5 h 14 m
Lugnaquilla is one of Ireland's Top 10 Highest Mountains. It has a vertical ascent of around 3,400 feet and is the highest peak in the Wicklow Mountain Range, which is about 80 Km south of Dublin. ThShow more
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