Take in the very best Avondale has to offer: Avonmore River, a diverse and wide range of trees and fantastic views. The route starts in the car park a quickly descends to the Avonmore River, you’ll pass ‘Lovers Leep’ along the way and follow the river as it meanders down the valley. A hard climb brings you back up into the higher forest as you continue along the southern edge forest to finish back in the car park. The route can be walked in either direction.
Grade: Moderate, marked with White markings.
Estimated time: 2hrs to 2.5hrs
Total height climbed: 160m
Highest point: 130m
Terrain underfoot: Forest roads, footpaths
Suitable for: anyone with reasonable fitness
Notes: exercise care along the shores of the river as it is fast flowing.
How to get to start point: Rathdrum
- GPS FOR START POINT: 52.914337,-6.226687
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