GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Lugnaquilla

10 miles (16 km)

Climb to the highest mountain in Ireland on this challenging walk in the Wicklow Mountains.
The route starts from the Baravore Car Park in a remote part of the Glenmalure Valley. From here you can pick up the footpaths heading north west along the Avonberg River. The route then turns west, heading up to Fraughan Rock Glen and Cannow Mountain. You then turn south to climb to the 925-metre (3,035ft) summit of Lugnaquilla. From here you can enjoy fine views to the east across theIrish Seato the hills of theLlyn Peninsulaand mountains ofSnowdoniainWales, and west to the mountains ofMunster.
You descend to Cloghernagh before turning north to Art's Lough. The final section descends through woodland to return to the river and the car park.
To continue your walking in the area head north east to Glendalough Lakes. Here you will find waymarked trails, taking you around both lakes with riverside sections, woodland and a waterfall to enjoy as well.

Lugnaquilla Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Photos

Ford on the Avonbeg river in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow - geograph.org.uk - 1217211

Ford on the Avonbeg river in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow

Avonbeg River in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow - geograph.org.uk - 1217214

Avonbeg River in Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow

Fraughan Rock Glen - geograph.org.uk - 290239

Fraughan Rock Glen

Glendalough and the round tower - geograph.org.uk - 1773839

Glendalough and the round tower

Arts Lough - Co Wicklow - geograph.org.uk - 12248

Arts Lough

Peaklug

Peak of Lugnaquilla

GPS Files

GPX File

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