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Explore a variety of nature walks in Connemara National Park located on the stunning Wild Atlantic Way route.The park covers some 2,957 hectares of scenic mountains, expanses of bogs, heaths, grasslands and woodlands. The Parks mountain’s, namely Benbaun, Bencullagh, Benbrack and Muckanaght, are part of the famous 12 Bens mountain range.The Park offers safe and easy trails that allow the whole family to participate, to the challenging tracks and trails specifically for those who enjoy their walking.
Western blanket bog and heath land are the predominant vegetation types to be found in the Park, with heather covering the mountain sides. Insectivorous plants such as Sundews and Pinguicula form an integral part of the bog community. Wild Red deer can be seen occasionally and the bird life of the Park is varied and birds of prey are present. Rabbits, foxes, stoats, shrews, and bats are often observed at night. The largest mammal in the Park is the Connemara Pony.
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Stop At: Diamond Hill, Letterfrack, County Galway, Western Ireland
Walk the trails and paved pathways around and over Bengoora enjoying the panoramic views of the surrounding country and sea side!
Duration: 4 hours