GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Loch Sloy Dam Walk

1 miles (1 km)

This walk visits the photogenic Loch Sloy Dam at the southern end of Loch Sloy.
The scenic loch is located in the in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park just east of Loch Lomond. You can enjoy a walk across the impressive dam and enjoy fine views down to the loch from your elevated position. The walk can be extended by climbing to the popular viewpoint at Ben Vorlich just to the east of the loch.
To the south east area includes the Sloy/Awe Hydro-Electric Scheme. The facility is operated byScottish and Southern Energy, and is normally in standby mode, ready to generate electricity to meet sudden peaks in demand.

Loch Sloy OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Loch Sloy Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Further Information and Other Local Ideas

Just to the south you can continue your waterside walking along the beautiful Loch Long near Arrochar. The long distance Three Lochs Way also runs through the area.
For more walking ideas in the area see the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Walks page.

Photos

Looking down from Sloy Dam - geograph.org.uk - 465861

Looking down from Sloy Dam

Loch Sloy Dam - geograph.org.uk - 2172852

Loch Sloy Dam

Loch Sloy - geograph.org.uk - 405332

Loch Sloy

Towards the head of Loch Sloy - geograph.org.uk - 405338

Towards the head of Loch Sloy

Loch Sloy hydro-electric power station - geograph.org.uk - 173508

Loch Sloy hydro-electric power station. Photo taken from Inveruglas visitor centre.

Hillside by Loch Sloy - geograph.org.uk - 1885626

Hillside by the loch

Video

GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

Loch Sloy.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)