2 Hours or less Walks
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Rathdrum

Avondale Exotic Tree Trail

Address
Avondale Forest Park, Rathdrum

Having been a training and research centre for foresters in Ireland for over 100 years Avondale boasts a diverse range of tree species. Some of the trees date back further with the giant Beech on the grounds that is over 200 years old. This trail lets you explore these exotic trees which include species from all over the world; Western Red Cedars, Giant Sequoia, Silver Fir, Monkey Puzzle Hornbeam to name but a few. This is a loop trail and can be followed in either direction.

Grade: Easy , the route is marked with Red markings. The trail starts in the play area.
Distance: 2.3km
Estimated time: 1hrs
Total height climbed: 100m
Highest point: 120m
Terrain underfoot: track.
Suitable for: families with young children etc

Notes:  There is an access fee with automated barriers at the entrance to the park, have change ready. Café open in high season, toilet facilities open all year.

How to get to start point:

Avondale House

  • GPS FOR START POINT: 52.914337,-6.226687

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