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      Ireland's largest trail network with over 100km of trails Showers, toilets, bike wash, bit of grub and hot drinks available at the trail head! Bring €5 in coins for the car park though.

      The trail system presents riders with a combination of narrow singletrack and boardwalk sections and also has sections
      of forest road climbs over short and long distances. The trails are laid out in 5 loops and each loop leads onto the next. The loops are waymarked in one direction – just pick the colour of the loop you want to ride and follow the arrows. There is more information out on the trails at the start of each loop.

      Please ensure you are equipped fully to undertake this adventure sport and respect other trial users at all times. The
      trail can be quite exposed on the upper slopes and can be very windy in poor weather – dress accordingly.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Regional Recreation Area
      Ballinaboola parking google parking directions
      Access Info:
      The trails are located in the Ballyhoura Mountains which cover east Limerick and north Cork. The trailhead is located 2 kms south of Ardpatrick village in Co. Limerick off the R512 road (OSI Discovery Series Sheet 73).
      This region uses the Uk/Euro style trail grading system.
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      Region Details
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      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Jul 22, 2022

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      3
      Trails Trail Running
      3
      Total Distance
      14 miles
      Total Descent
      2,540 ft
      Total Vertical
      572 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      1,240 ft
      Reports
      37
      Photos
      18
      Ridden Counter
      569

      Photos of Ballyhoura Mountain Bike

      43 |
      Feb 27, 2022 @ 2:58pm
      Feb 27, 2022
      79 |
      Mar 26, 2020 @ 10:08am
      Mar 26, 2020
      78 |
      Mar 26, 2020 @ 10:08am
      Mar 26, 2020
      91 |
      Feb 23, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      Feb 23, 2020
      75 |
      Feb 23, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      Feb 23, 2020
      74 |
      Feb 23, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      Feb 23, 2020
      73 |
      Feb 23, 2020 @ 1:37pm
      Feb 23, 2020
      57 |
      Feb 23, 2020 @ 1:36pm
      Feb 23, 2020

      Videos of Ballyhoura Mountain Bike

      Ballyhoura Tech Loop 2
      4:58 | 261 | Dec 20, 2016
      Ballyhoura Tech Loop 1
      6:09 | 253 | Dec 20, 2016
      Ballyhoura Green Loop New section
      3:32 | 388 | Aug 9, 2021 , My City
      Mountain Biking in Ballyhoura, Limerick,...
      5:30 | 152 | Aug 9, 2021 , My City

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2845680lonelyelkwishlistrouteCastlepook Loop (Red Loop)
      Sep 24, 2022 @ 1:51am
      Sep 24, 2022
      user #3040560DeenevotetrailRed 2
      Sep 23, 2022 @ 1:07pm
      Sep 23, 2022
      user #3176681BombardinowishlistrouteTech loop (Purple)
      Sep 14, 2022 @ 5:19am
      Sep 14, 2022
      user #3176681BombardinowishlistrouteCastlepook Loop (Red Loop) and 3 more
      Sep 9, 2022 @ 10:17am
      Sep 9, 2022
      user #3047216Ronank2010riddentrailGreenwood Loop and 1 more
      Aug 15, 2022 @ 8:04am
      Aug 15, 2022

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2215379jackkelly29trailGreenwood LoopBest trail on the park
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 2:22pm
      Jun 8, 2020
      user #2215379jackkelly29trailRed 2Fast flowing tight trail with a tricky left...
      Jun 8, 2020 @ 2:21pm
      Jun 8, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Ballinaboola3.8 km
      Cratloe 628.2 km
      Naggles mountains29.4 km
      Curragh Woods 3 129.5 km
      Keeper Hill 130.6 km

      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike514 miles2,539 ft7 miles571 ft
      #3,767#12183710886
      Hike312 miles1,841 ft6 miles571 ft
      #4,091#11364
      Trail Running312 miles1,841 ft6 miles571 ft
      #4,104#1136
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