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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.

County

Londonderry

Distance

4 miles

OS Map

13

Nearest Town

Draperstown

Route Shape

Circular

Route Type

Forest

Terrain

Forest roads

Grid Reference (Start)

H741986

Grid Reference (End)

H741986

Point of Interest

Eagles Rock, Moydamlaght Forest

Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Sperrins

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 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

Dogs are allowed. Dogs to be kept under control

Accessibility Grade

Grade 5

Facilities

Parking area present

Publication

Gateway to the Sperrins - A Guide for Walkers

Publication Availability

Available for download from this page

Walk Location
Map of Northern Ireland
 
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Ratings and Comments

★★★★★
Brenda 1 August, 2016 @ 01:08

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

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