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Best trails in Caernarfon

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Looking for a great trail near Caernarfon, Gwynedd? AllTrails has 34 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views 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 Snowdonia National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Newborough Forest or Gwarchodfa Natur Cemlyn. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 18 hard trails in Caernarfon ranging from 4.3 to 34.8 miles and from 236 to 3,484 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 Caernarfon
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#1 - 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
#2 - 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
#3 - 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
#4 - Snowdon Horseshoe Walk
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.3 mi • Est. 4 h 56 m
Snowdon is one of the most popular walks in the UK. With incredible views, challenge, and intricate routes, it is truly awe-inspiring. There are many different ways to get to the summit, but this routShow more
#5 - Nantlle Ridge
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
The Nantlle Ridge is a relatively small range in the Snowdonia National Park. As beautiful as this area is, it is not as popular as other parts of the park. This range can be accessed from the other sShow more
#6 - Elidir Fawr and Y Garn Circular Walk
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 6 h 13 m
Elidir Fawr and Y Garn Circular Walk is a 8.7 mile loop trail located near Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activShow more
#7 - Snowdon via Rhyd Ddu Path and Ranger Path
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 9.2 mi • Est. 5 h 52 m
Great walk. Definitely quieter than other routes. It is certainly steep on Rhyd Ddu on the way up but nothing that someone moderately fit couldn't handle. The climb to the summit is a bit narrow and Show more
#8 - Snowdon via Rhyd Ddu Path
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 4 h 45 m
Snowdon via Rhyd Ddu Path is a 6.8 mile out and back trail located near Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Wales that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#9 - Snowdon via South Ridge Path
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.9 mi • Est. 5 h 9 m
Although this is not the most popular route up Snowdon, it is just as awe-inspiring and brilliant. The start of this path is easy to find and level. After a couple kilometers, you'll reach the mountaShow more
#10 - Moel Eilio
Snowdonia National Park
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Length: 7.7 mi • Est. 4 h 40 m
Fantastic walk. Very accessible with views to reward your effort. Weather permitting it's arguably the best view of Snowdon you’ll get.Show more
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