The Kerry Way: Killarney to Black Valley

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Killarney National Park

The Kerry Way: Killarney to Black Valley is a 13.6 mile moderately trafficked point-to-point trail located near Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 13.6 miles Elevation Gain: 1,738 feet Route Type: Point to Point

dogs on leash

backpacking

camping

hiking

nature trips

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

partially paved

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

muddy

rocky

washed out

The Kerry Way is one of Ireland's longest marked hiking routes. Beginning in Killarney, the first stage of the trail passes by Lough Leane and follows the Owengarriff as it ascends over some inclines. You will then descend to Derrycunihy Nature Reserve and Upper Lake before finishing this section in Black Valley.