This walk takes you around the remote Loch Avon in Glen Avon. Also known as Loch A'an it is the source of the River Avon, a tributary of the River Spey. There's decent walking trails along the stunning loch with wonderful views over the water to the surrounding mountains.
The loch is located just south of Cairn Gorm and north of Ben Macdui in the Cairngorms National Park.
You can extend the walk by heading south to visit the smaller Loch Etchachan, a popular place with wild swimmers and wild campers.
PostcodePH22 1RB - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations
Loch Avon Ordnance Survey Map - view and print off detailed OS map
Loch Avon Open Street Map - view and print off detailed map
Loch Avon OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking
Loch Avon Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking
Further Information and Other Local Ideas
A few miles to the north west there's nice trails around Loch Morlich and the unusual Green Loch in the Glenmore Forest Park. There's more facilities here with a visitor centre and car park.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Cairngorms Walks page.