Torc Mountain Walk, Killarney

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Hike Torc Mountain Walk to the summit for 360-degree vistas of its surroundings. This trek is popular because of its moderate level of difficulty and the scenic views along the way. Take a guided or self-guided trip up the mountain. Enjoy the rustic landscape and watch for wildlife as you go. You'll be rewarded with panoramic views at the top. From the peak, you'll have the chance to see the town of Killarney and its lakes, Killarney National Park, County Kerry, and the Muckross House. This route is popular with nature lovers, hikers, and any tourists who want a bird's-eye view of historical, natural, and archeological sites in Ireland. Before you head to Killarney, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Killarney holiday maker website, to make sure you see all that Killarney has to offer, including Torc Mountain Walk.
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  • This path up this small mountain has been so well built, that all the boggy bits have duckboarding and secure wooden planks to keep your feet dry. The parking was very busy in May mid morning, so we.....  more »
  • We parked in the upper car park. Did the red loop first and then the summit walk (probably too much tbh) the views were worth it though  more »
  • Torc mountain is a bit tough to climb and rough in places walking boots recommended but when u get to the top it is worth it it takes about 1hour to 11/2 hrs to climb from the base depending on your.....  more »
  • Nice average hike, 3 options, red trail is good for two hours, some nice views, circular tracks, go down, then up, better experience
  • It takes around 2 hours in total to go up and down. It is absolutely worth it especially when the weather is good. The scenery is magnificent!
  • One of the most beautiful sight of county kerry ... Breath taking views n huge mountains as long the waterfalls like unreal Place n A kind of heaven on earth....
  • Awesome hike up there with a great 360 degree view.
  • Great views, some walk but we'll worth it

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