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Moydamlaght Forest - Eagles Rock Trail

A circular route following a gravel forest trail through conifer and native woodland, peaking beside the impressive rock face of Craig-na-shoke.




4 miles

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Route Shape


Route Type



Forest roads

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Grid Reference (End)


Point of Interest

Eagles Rock, Moydamlaght Forest

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty


Route Description

This trail lasting approximately 2 hours will lead you through conifer forest on a climb up the slopes of Mullaghmore to the stunning rock face of Craig-na-shoke. The effort is rewarded with extensive views out over the surrounding hills and countryside. The return journey starts by retracing your steps before the trail branches off to the right and returns to the car park through a small stand of Beech trees.


Getting to the Start (by Public Transport)

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Getting to the Start (by Car)

Take the Moydamlaght Road from the village of Moneyneany, the car parking area is on the left 500m after the outskirts of the village.


Dogs are allowed. Dogs to be kept under control

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5


Parking area present


Gateway to the Sperrins - A Guide for Walkers

Publication Availability

Available for download from this page

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Ratings and Comments

Gillian 8 April, 2018 @ 00:03

Fantastic walk up to Eagle's Rock with friends today. Amazing views at the top. A real hidden gem, planning a return trip to walk Hudy's Way!

John 17 February, 2018 @ 14:31

Did this today and had forgotten how stunning the views are from Eagles Rock. I would thoroughly recommend this walk in any season. Will be back to do it again soon.

Brenda 1 August, 2016 @ 01:08

Thoroughly enjoyable walk up through forest to stunning views from Eagles Rock.

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