Cavan Walks & Trails


Ballyconnell Loop, Ballyconnell, Cavan – Looped Walk

Castle Lake Loop, Bailieborough, Cavan –  Looped Walk

Cootehill Heritage Walking Trail, Cavan Town – Walking Route

Cornamuckla Walk, Cootehill, Cavan – Walking Route

Cuilcagh Mountain Walks, Blacklion, Cavan – Walking Route.  Encompassing the highland area of Counties Cavan and Fermanagh, a largely undiscovered treasure throve of scenic beauty exists above the floor of the Arney and Shannon valleys. The published walks range from 1km to 17km in length and embrace the megalithic sites in the Burren area of Co. Cavan above Blacklion, the Marlbank Scenic Loop near Florence Court and the famous Marble Arch Caves in Co. Fermanagh.
Deerpark Forest Walk, Virginia, Cavan – Walking Route

Dun na Ri Forest Park

Hawkswood Loop, Swanlinbar, Cavan – Looped Walk

Killeshandra Loop, Killeshandra, Cavan – Looped Walk

Killykeen Forest Park

Mullagh Hill Walk – Hill Walk

The Cavan Way, Ballyconnell, Cavan -Walking Route.  A pleasant hill and valley walking connection between the Leitrim Way at Dowra, a small village near the source of the River Shannon and the Ulster Way at Blacklion. Following generally the course of the young river to its source at the mystical Shannon ‘Pot’, the walk traverses quiet valley and riverside landscapes to the more unenclosed uplands of the spring line of the river’s source. The walker will enjoy the upland section between the ‘Pot’ and Blacklion, which includes the forested Burren area and its cemetery of ancient tombs, stone megaliths and monuments. Fine views are obtained from these elevated upland areas.

Route Details:
Dowra – Shannon Pot – Blacklion. Total Distance: 26km/16 miles.
Longest Stage: Dowra to Blacklion – 26km/16 miles.
Highest Point: Giant’s Grave – 260m/850ft.
The Cavan Way Map Guide is published by Cavan County Council and available from Eastwest Mapping and tourist offices in the region or contact Ballyconnell Engineers Office, Ballyconnell Co. Cavan t:: +353 (0) 49 95 26121


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