GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Crone Woods Walk

4 miles (7.1 km)

These expansive woods are located in the Wicklow Mountains and include an extensive network of footpaths and mountain bike trails.
The peaceful trails will lead you to pretty streams with photogenic waterfalls at the northern end of the site. At the eastern end of the woods you will find a car park where you can start your walk.
The woods were part of the wider Powerscourt Estate where you can visit the picturesque Powerscourt Waterfall or enjoy a climb to the fine viewpoint at Maulin. This walk visits 'Ride Rock', where there are fabulous views down to the falls.
The epic Wicklow Way also passes the eastern edge of the woods. You could pick up this waymarked trail to further explore the Wicklow Mountains.

Crone Woods Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


Crone Wood Car Park - - 466470

Crone Wood Car Park. The woods were once part of thePowerscourt Estatewith records from the 13th-century showing the area was set aside as a royal hunting ground. Use of the woods for cover during the1798 Rebellionled to the creation ofthe military roadthrough northern Wicklow Mountains with several barracks to open up the region.The forest is owned and operated byCoillte, the Irish state forestry agency.

Waterfalls in a stream in Ballyreagh, Co. Wicklow - - 1736572

Waterfalls in a stream in Ballyreagh, Co. Wicklow

View of Maulin - - 523811

View of Maulin

Powerscourt Deerpark and Waterfall

View of Powerscourt Deerpark and Waterfall at Ride Rock, Crone Woods near Enniskerry, County Wicklow, Ireland. At 121 metres, the waterfall is the tallest in Ireland. It is fed by the River Dargle which rises in the Glensoulan valley near Djouce mountain, which can be seen in background.

Powerscourt waterfall - - 1968312

Powerscourt waterfall

Crone Woods Map

Crone Woods Map

GPS Files

GPX File

Crone Woods.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)