Moydamlaght Forest – Short Trail

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A circular route following a gravel forest trail through conifer and native woodland.

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Moydamlaght Forest – Short Trail

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    County Londonderry

    Distance 1 miles

    OS Map 13

    Terrain Forest roads

    Nearest Town Draperstown

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference H741986

    Route Type Forest

    Route Description

    This trail will lead you through conifer forest on a climb on the lower slopes of Mullaghmore. The return journey to the car park passes through a pleasant stand of Beech trees. Folow the waymarkers marked ‘Moydamlaght Short Trail’. 


    Point of Interest

    Moydamlaght Forest

    Getting to the start

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

    Public transport

    Translink –

    Dog Policy

    Dogs to be kept under control


    Parking area present

    Accessibility Grade

    Grade 5

    • There may not be a formalised path, and variable, single file trails are to be expected.
    • Gradients and cross slope could be expected to be steep and not limited.
    • Obstacles and surface breaks of greater than 75mm measured across the line of the path to be expected.
    • Overhanging branches are possible. Passing places and rest areas may not be formalised or provided.