Clare Glens Loop

Clare Glens Loop
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This walk is perfect for families with young children or those looking for a short stroll through breathtaking forest scenery.

Crystal clear waters of Clare river flow through dense forest in a red sandstone gorge to create a truly beautiful setting. The numerous waterfalls which flow through the sandstone also help to make this loop walk incredibly picturesque.

The river flowing through the area surrounding this trail marks the border between Tipperary and Limerick so as you cross over bridges, you’re also crossing county lines.

Note that there are two route options on this loop. You’ll meet a wooden footbridge along the trail where the 2km Nature Loop turns rights and brings you back to the trailhead. The 4km Glen Loop proceeds straight ahead. Whichever one you choose, you’re in for a treat on this family-friendly mini-adventure!

Distance: 2km & 4km options

Time: 30 min to 1 hour (2km) or 1 - 1.5 hours (4km)

Trailhead: Clare Glens, Murroe, Co. Limerick

Difficulty: Easy

Trail type: Forest paths

This walk is perfect for families with young children or those looking for a short stroll through breathtaking forest scenery.

Crystal clear waters of Clare river flow through dense forest in a red sandstone gorge to create a truly beautiful setting. The numerous waterfalls which flow through the sandstone also help to make this loop walk incredibly picturesque.

The river flowing through the area surrounding this trail marks the border between Tipperary and Limerick so as you cross over bridges, you’re also crossing county lines.

Note that there are two route options on this loop. You’ll meet a wooden footbridge along the trail where the 2km Nature Loop turns rights and brings you back to the trailhead. The 4km Glen Loop proceeds straight ahead. Whichever one you choose, you’re in for a treat on this family-friendly mini-adventure!

Distance: 2km & 4km options

Time: 30 min to 1 hour (2km) or 1 - 1.5 hours (4km)

Trailhead: Clare Glens, Murroe, Co. Limerick

Difficulty: Easy

Trail type: Forest paths