Four miles west of Dungannon, this forest was formerly part of the Burgess Estate. The woodland is made up of mixed conifer and broadleaved trees. There is also an enclosed herd of white fallow deer and a wildlife pond.

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Parkanaur Forest – Waterfall Walk (Blue)



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  • This is one of a selection of very nice waymarked short walks and further unmarked paths and trails through the woods.
    There is a lovely herd of white Fallow Deer there too.
    Facilities are limited to toilets and picnic benches.
    There is plenty of free car parking.
    On our last visit we saw no dog fouling and very little litter which indicates that it is well looked after.
    Well worth a visit

    Phil at 7:53 pm
  • County Tyrone

    Distance 0.9 miles

    OS Map Sheet 19

    Terrain Easy walking on forest tracks

    Nearest Town Dungannon

    Route Shape Circular

    Grid Reference H73992 61648

    Route Type Woodland

    Route Description

    This short walk is waymarked from the main car park.

    These walks are situated in a working forest environment and may be subject to diversion and closure from time to time.

    The Waterfall Trail follows the Torrent River upstream passing mature oak along the way. A Western Red Cedar has matured and where the lower branches of the tree have reached the ground they have rooted and developed into trees. Where the trail bridges the river and the season is wet, you can see the picturesque waterfall with its open stone bridge. After this feature the trail passes under a stone arch and past a magnificent Wellingtonia tree. Before arriving back at the car park a moment or two can be spent by the tranquil waters of the pond where you might be fortunate enough to see a kingfisher.

    Up to date information is available on the Forest Service web site.

    Point of Interest

    Riverside walk and waterfall

    Getting to the start

    Signposted from the A4 Dungannon to Ballygawley Rd.

    Public transport

    Translink – journeyplanner.translink.co.uk

    Facilities

    Lots of car parking, waymarked trails, orienteering course, ecotrail, guided tours available on request, toilets with disabled access, picnic tables