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Best trails in Inverness

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Looking for a great trail near Inverness, Highland? AllTrails has 20 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking 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 Cairngorms National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Craigphadrig Forest or Culbin Forest. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 11 easy trails in Inverness ranging from 0.9 to 3.1 miles and from 36 to 656 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 Inverness
Top trails (20)
#1 - Meall Fuar-mhonaidh
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 6 mi • Est. 3 h 26 m
#2 - Urquhart Bay Woods to Loch Ness
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 42 m
A short stroll through fine alder woodland leads to a peaceful spot on the shores of Loch Ness. Though the bridge has currently been washed out, it's still possible to reach the lake if you're willing to scramble over some logs.Show more
#3 - Foyers Falls
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 0.3 mi • Est. 12 m
This beautiful waterfall can be reached by this well-established trail that is great for the whole family. The falls can be seen from above and below.Show more
#4 - Craig Phadrig Circular Walk
Craigphadrig Forest
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 41 m
An absolute gem! Only 2 miles from town center but miles away from the crowds. Forest hike with expansive views at old fort. Paths easy to follow. Interesting archaeological site to see as well.Show more
#5 - Ness Walk
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 52 m
#6 - Culloden Woodland and Battlefield Trail
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 2.8 mi • Est. 1 h 36 m
Lovely gentle walk around the battle field.Show more
#7 - The Great Glen Way: Invermoriston to Drumnadrochit
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 14.9 mi • Est. 7 h 59 m
#8 - Craig Dunain
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
#9 - The Great Glen Way: Drumnadrochit to Inverness
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 17.5 mi • Est. 8 h 51 m
#10 - John o' Groats Trail: Inverness to Culbokie
Inverness, Highland, Scotland
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Length: 15.1 mi • Est. 7 h 22 m
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