Gap of Dunloe is a 21.9 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 21.9 km Elevation Gain: 591 m Route Type: Out & Back

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river

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1 month ago

You walk on a wide paved road all the time. Beautiful scenery but not my kind of hiking. I recommend you drive this one and hike some other trail. of which the Ring of Kerry has no shortage.

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1 month ago

it is very nice and scenic and it's all paved. We hiked in a very rainy and windy day in last day of September, so pretty much it was only us for most of the time and only few horse carriage in the morning. ocasional cars were passing by. I can see it can get very busy in nice weather days.

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2 months ago

Wonderful hike. It is on the road so be mindful of carriages and cars driving around. Lots of sheep roaming the streets too. Its one of my favorite hikes in Ireland so beautiful!

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2 months ago

Amazing views!! Very windy but we were lucky the clouds lifted and the rain stopped as we started hiking from Lord Brandon’s. Steep uphill at first but a nice descent into the valley when you reach the highest point. Lots of horses, carriages, and sheep on the road! :)

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3 months ago

Really good surface. stunning views

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3 months ago

One of the nicest walking surfaces have used. Road is wide enough to be out of way of cars and horses. Stunning scenery

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6 months ago

Fantastic trail Withstraat great point of view. But too much cars on the road...

6 months ago

really enjoyed our hike, make sure to wear comfy footwear, and bring extra layer of clothing as it can get cooler as you hike into the mountain esp between months of (aug-apr). it is 11km to lord Brandon cottage, you can get a boat across the lake to Ross castle, however the last boat leaves at 2pm.

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8 months ago

only new to the walking/hiking seen, I loved the gap of Dunloe, didn't complete it all but will definitely be back do the hole thing.

9 months ago

Beautiful hike!

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9 months ago

This trail is mind blowing. Everything is gorgeous. You feel so small in the middle of the gap. I advise to start early in the morning as you will stop for photo, sheep, car, horse even a swim (if you feel like it) as You are passing 3 lakes. All pictures can be a postal card from Ireland. One thing the start point in the app is not the car park. You will have to park 500m down so it makes the trail a bit longer.

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10 months ago

Beautiful trail. Fantastic views. Busy route but lots to see. Great photo opportunities.

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Sun Sep 16 2018

This is simply a MUST DO for anybody in Kerry that’s looking for a beautiful walk in the most amazing scenery. The horses, walkers, runners & busy route just make this hike/walk better. It’s an all tarmac walk so good runners & water is all one needs. Enjoy

Thu Aug 30 2018

Nice scenery but share the road with cars and horse carriages

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