Southern Section (Castlelough, Killaloe/Ballina, Twomilegate, Scarriff & Mountshannon)

The southern section of the Lough Derg Blueway has five trail heads with eight easy to use indivdual trails, they are as follows:


Castlelough Trailhead: GPS: 52.887288, -8.395328

​Trail:​Distance:​Time:
​Castlelough to Killaloe12 km one way4 hr one way.

Killaloe/Ballina Trailhead: GPS: 52.806946, -8.438685

​Trail:​Distance:​Time:
​Killaloe Loop2.5 km round trip. 50 min round trip.
​Killaloe to Twomilegate (Ballycuggeran)5 km one way. 3 hr 40 min one way.

Twomilegate Trailhead: GPS: 52.837856, -8.464813

​Trail:​Distance:​Time:
Twomilegate (Ballycuggeran) to Annacarriga Loop3 km return. 45 min return.
​Twomilegate (Ballycuggeran) to Scarriff via Ballynagleragh17.3 km one way.4 hr one way.

Scarriff Trailhead: GPS: 52.906455, -8.529466

​Trail:​Distance:​Time:
Scarriff to Holy Island and Mountshannon via Scarriff Bay9 km one way. 3 hr one way.

Mountshannon Trailhead: GPS: 52.929524, -8.429475

​Trail:​Distance:​Time:
Mountshannon to Holy Island2.5 km one way. 50 min one way.
​Mountshannon and Cloonoolia Bays3.3 km one way. ​1 hr 10 min one way

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