2.5 miles, 1-3 hours
The Clare Glens is a wooded area along the banks of the Clare River, which separates counties Limerick and Tipperary. The scenery is breathtaking, with wild dense forest combined with the calm rushing of the crystal clear waters. The Glens consist of a picturesque red sandstone gorge through which the Clare River flows and displays numerous waterfalls. These loop walks are part of the network of National Looped Walks and are marked using the standard National Looped Walk directional arrows.
Directions to Trailhead
Start from the village of Murroe (Moroe) on the R506 between Limerick City and Cappamore. Follow the signs for Clare Glens which take you north out of the village. Follow this road for approximately 5km to reach the trailhead at a car parking area on your left. Both loops start and finish here. [Note: The trailhead is signposted from Murroe].
Trailhead: Clare Glens Amenity Area, North Tipperary
Services: Murroe (5km), Newport (4km)
Time: Nature Loop (Green Arrows) 2km / 30mins - 1hr Glen Loop (Purple Arrows) 4km / 1-1hr 30mins
Terrain: Woodland Paths
To Suit: Medium level of fitness
Min. Gear: Sturdy walking boots, waterproofs, rucksack, fluid, snacks, mobile phone