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Ard na Gaoithe - Ardnageeha Loop Walk
Cong, Co. Mayo
Free to visit
Free car parking
Starting at the car park, walk along the elevated path overlooking Lough Corrib. At the lake edge there is a seating area to enjoy the scenic views of Lough Corrib and its islands.

This trail will take you through a wide variety of different woodlands and habitats. Species to see include ash, sycamore, beech, Norway spruce and larch. You will see water tolerant species such as alder and willow along the lake edge and wet areas of the forest.

There is a fine stand of Scots pine in mixture with broadleaves as return to car park on your right.

There is a rich under story of herbs and shrub species including fern, ivy, bracken, holly and some introduced bamboo.

Trail details

Walking Trail
Ard na Gaoithe Wood
Dogs allowed:
    Time:60 mins
    Nearest town start:Cong Village
    Start point:Cong Woods Forest Entrance Carpark
    Finish point:Cong Woods Forest Entrance Carpark
Contact details
Co Mayo
Leave no trace
  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Be considerate of others
  • Respect farm animals and wildlife
  • Travel and camp responsibly
  • Leave what you find
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Protect nature from fire
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