GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Usk Reservoir

5 miles (8 km)

Follow the circular cycling and walking trail around the beautiful Usk Reservoir on this route in the Brecon Beacons National Park. The route begins at the car park next to the dam at the eastern end of the reservoir. It follows good compacted-stone forestry tracks and tarmac roads alongside the waters edge and through the surrounding woodland of the Glasfynydd Forest. There are also splendid views of the surrounding countryside and mountains. Look out for wildlife around the reservoir including Red Kites.
N.B From Friday 14thAugust 2015 for about 10 weeks parts of the trail on the western side of the reservoir will be closed for maintenance.

Usk Reservoir OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Usk Reservoir Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Elevation Profile


GPS Files

GPX File

Usk Reservoir.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Share>Save to Files')

Memory Map Route

Usk Reservoir.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)