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Best trails in Snowdonia National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Snowdonia National Park, Gwynedd? AllTrails has 157 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking 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 71 moderate trails in Snowdonia National Park ranging from 2.3 to 97.6 miles and from 29 to 3,477 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Snowdonia National Park (in Welsh "Parc Cenedlaethol Eryri") is located in the counties of Gwynedd and Conwy. It was established in 1951 in order to protect and enhance its natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage. It is not only the largest National Park of Wales, but it also encompasses the highest mountain and natural lake in the country. The park consists of both public and private lands, in opposition to the national park of many other countries.

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Map of trails in Snowdonia National Park
Park information
Acreage:
528,805 acres
Contact
01766 770274
Top trails (157)
#1 - Snowdon via Miner's Track and Pyg Track
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.6 mi • Est. 4 h 48 m
Circular route from Car park Pen-y-Pass taking the Pyg Track to the top of Snowdon and returning via the Miners Track back to Pen-y-Pass. Take the Pyg Path up and Miner trail back for an easier go. PaShow more
#2 - Cadair Idris Circular Walk
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 4 h 22 m
Cadair Idris is situated in the Cadair Idris Nature Reserve within Snowdonia National Park. Set off from the Tal-y-Llyn car park at Minffordd and climb uphill through the woods with the fast flowing Show more
#3 - Snowdon via Llanberis Path
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 9.1 mi • Est. 5 h 51 m
Snowdon via Llanberis Path is a 9.1 mile out and back trail located near Llanberis, Gwynedd, Wales that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walkinShow more
#4 - Mount Snowdon Via Miner's Track
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 4 h 58 m
The Miners’ Track to Llyn Glaslyn was built during the last century to serve the Britannia Copper Mines. Abandoned in 1917. The track to the lake is still almost a road, and though eroded in some plaShow more
#5 - Llyn Idwal Trail
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
Also known as the Cwm Idwal Walk.Show more
#6 - Glyder Fawr and Glyder Fach Circuit
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 5.8 mi • Est. 4 h 7 m
Glyder Fawr is the highest peak in the Glyderau range at just over 1,000 meters. It is the fifth-highest mountain in Wales and has several walking and scrambling routes leading to its summit. Show more
#7 - Snowdon Horseshoe Circular Walk
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.4 mi • Est. 5 h 18 m
Excellent challenging route where a head for heights is a must. Can be very exposed in places with only a knife edge ridge to walk along. Very difficult in bad weather (rain high winds, ice etc) and nShow more
#8 - Snowdon via Pyg Track
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 6.3 mi • Est. 4 h 5 m
Views will range from nothing to breathtaking depending on weather. And the earlier, the better - avoid the crowds especially at Penypass Car Park (gets full quickly) and the summit (will have to queuShow more
#9 - Snowdon via Miner's Track and Crib Goch
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 5 h 12 m
Views are amazing, but the climbing scramble up and along the ridge are not for the faint. Wouldn’t try the ridge section on a gusty or rainy day unless you’re an experienced climber.Show more
#10 - Snowdon and Llanberis Track
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
A nice challenging walk with great views on a clear day. Note: many users say this trail gets difficult 3/4 of the way up especially with heavy wind. People also tend to walk down the train track (topShow more
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