Powerscourt Waterfall Trail is a 6.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Rathdrum, County Wicklow, Ireland that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and bird watching and is accessible year-round.

Distance: 6.9 km Elevation Gain: 320 m Route Type: Loop

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bird watching

views

waterfall

wild flowers

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1 month ago

Great adventure... Recommended

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2 months ago

Nice short trails for the kiddos and lots to keep them interested e.g. the relatively large, fun filled playground and the activity markers along the trails. Didn't try the BBQ area but looked like great spots for such. Parking is a tad more expensive than most others trails.

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3 months ago

Where to park and start this hike was hard to find. Ended up parking at the car park near the Wicklow trail. Made it an extra good 5 miles to walk.

Saturday, January 06, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this trail. A few observations: - This trail starts on a downhill so be ready to finish on a steep uphill when you may be tired. - You can get discreetly into Powerscourt Waterfall for free this way, but shhh, don't tell anyone ;-) - Terrain is rough, muddy and overgrown with gorse in places, so wear decent boots and outerwear - Trail starts off in mostly commercial, managed evergreen woods but there is lovely old, deciduous woodland at the floor of the valley - Look out for nice distant views of Powerscourt Waterfall as you start out - The car park closes at 4pm in winter so watch out for that. If you don't want to race the clock, there is some limited parking available on the road outside the car park; just use that.

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