GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Gortin Glen Walks and MTB Trails

3 miles (5.5 km)

This expansive area of woodland near Omagh includes miles of good footpaths and mountain bike trails.
For walkers there's a series of colour coded waymarked paths to try from the main car park. Cyclists can enjoymoderate blue trails and more challenging red trails.
On the way there are streams, waterfalls, lots of wildlife and some fine views towards the nearby Sperrin Mountains.
Look out for fauna including deer and various woodland birds.
To continue your walking in the Sperrins area head east to visit Davagh Forest. There's nice river walks and an exhilarating red graded mountain bike trail to try here.

Postcode

BT79 7SU - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Gortin Glen Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Dog Walking

As you'd imagine the woodland trails are ideals for dog walking. A lead is required on the Mullaghcarn Trail due to livestock grazing next to the trail.

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

To the north you'll find the Gortin Glen Lakes. There's another lovely path here with splendid views over the water to the surrounding mountains.
Further north there's the Banagher Glen Nature Reserve. Here you can explore the Banagher Dam and a series of pretty waterfalls with red squirrels to look out for on the way.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby

Photos

Gortin Glen Forest Park - geograph.org.uk - 1350776

Gortin Glen Forest Park

Gortin Glen Forest Park - geograph.org.uk - 1350774

One of the forest walks through the park. The forest park features a variety of tree species, including Scots pine, oak, and birch, creating a diverse and vibrant ecosystem.

Waterfall, Gortin Glen Forest Park - geograph.org.uk - 1350780

Waterfall, Gortin Glen Forest Park

Gortin Glens Forest Park (8) - geograph.org.uk - 1711718

Cascade on stream

Mast road, Gortin Glen Forest - geograph.org.uk - 3315315

Mast road, Gortin Glen Forest

Gortin Glens Forest Park (5) - geograph.org.uk - 3168319

Deer in the park

Gortin Glens Forest Park (6) - geograph.org.uk - 3168323

Picnic area and lovely autumn colours

Very steep steps, Gortin Glens Park - geograph.org.uk - 3475282

Very steep steps

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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