The Black Valley, Killarney

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#7 of 12 in Nature in Killarney
It is situated beneath Irelands highest mountain range, the Macgillycuddy Reeks.

It has the Killarney National Park reaching in to it on one side, and Glencar on the far side.



It can be found on the route between the Gap of Dunloe and Molls Gap. Once found it is not be easily lost from the memory or the soul.
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  • Beautiful valley nestled in the mountains, it can be accessed on foot as part of the Kerry Way walking trip and from here you can continue to Killarney or Glencar.  more »
  • If you can go here on foot through the Gap of Dunloe, its the most amazing walk and it leaves you free to get a boat back to Killarney. The boat trip is fantastic in its own right, those boat guys are...  more »
  • We were doing some cycle touring near Killarney in August. Yeah - this is high season and there is lots of traffic around the Ring of Kerry, but my partner works for the school board, so not much choi...  more »
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