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The Old Kenmare Road is a superb trail that cuts through Killarney National Park as part of the Kerry Way long distance trail. It is a magical experience that takes you back in time and back to nature.

Old Kenmare Road


KillarneyGuide.ie Descending Strickeen
Strickeen : The most accessible of all the peaks of the McGillycuddy Reeks mountain range.

Strickeen Mountain



Killarney parkrun - A timed 5km run through the Muckross area of Killarney National Park. Every Saturday at 9:30 am at Muckross Traditional Farms.

Killarney parkrun


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Torc mountain - home to the famous waterfall of the same name. The path to the summit rewards moderate effort with superb views of Killarney National Park.

Torc Mountain


On Ross Island, copper has been mined for thousands of years. Today, no copper ore remains but a wonderful trail through the island now takes its place.

The Copper Mines of Ross Island




Experience the magic of Muckross on the Muckross Gardens 5k running route through some of the best loved parts of Killarney National Park.

Muckross Gardens 5k


killarneyguide.ie Muckross Abbey Dawn
A 5km running route around Muckross House and Abbey through some of the most popular parts of Killarney National Park. Experience the magic of Muckross in 5km!

Muckross House & Abbey 5k



KillarneyGuide.ie Knockreer Signpost
Discover 5 of the best 5k runs in Killarney National Park. Parkland paths, lakeshore trails and woodland tracks around the shores of the Lakes of Killarney.

5 of the best 5k runs in Killarney


KillarneyGuide.ie Governors Rock View
The Governor's Rock is a panoramic cliff top viewing point on the shores of Lough Leane on Ross Island, Killarney National Park.

Governor’s Rock, Ross Island


KillarneyGuide.ie Reeks over Cotters Field
Enjoy this 5 mile route of paved paths around Knockreer and Ross Castle in Killarney National Park. 8 kilometres through woods and parkland and along lakeshore and riverbank.

Knockreer & Ross Castle 5 Mile Loop



Killarney Guide Reenadinna Mosses 2
A special trail around Muckross Pensinsula through Reenadinna Woods. Quiet lakeshore paths, hidden parkland tracks and dark mossy woods.

Reenadinna Woods Loop


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The beautiful trail that leads out to Library Point on Ross Island is an idyllic journey through woodland tracks and lakeshore paths

Library Point, Ross Island




KillarneyGuide.ie View from Castlerosse Hotel 2
The looped circuit of Knockreer & Castlerosse is a wonderful 5km route and a great way to experience some of the magic of Killarney National Park

Knockreer & Castlerosse 5km Loop


killarneyguide.ie View from Governors Rock 2
The Knockreer and Ross Island Loop in Killarney National Park is a superb 10km route close to Killarney town. Whether you are a runner, cyclist, hiker or a stroller, the route has something for everyone with stunning views, historic sites and nature at its finest.

Knockreer and Ross Island 10k Loop


Killegy Woods loop - a charming 5km trail on the edge of Killarney National Park.

Killegy Woods loop