*** NPWS COVID19 Update ***

Burren National Park and Dromore Woods Nature Reserve are now open to visit, but any buildings, including toilet facilities, remain temporarily closed until they can be re-opened safely. We encourage you to continue to enjoy our national outdoor resources but we advise you to adhere to the current government guidelines relating to travel and social distancing. We remind you of the importance of adhering to current public health advice, particularly in relation to physical distancing at all times. Please ensure...

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Notice – Access to National Parks and Nature Reserves

NOTICE: Access to National Parks & Nature Reserves Ireland’s National Parks and Nature Reserves remain accessible to the public and have seen an upsurge in visitors in recent days.  While the Parks and Reserves remain open, visitor centres and information points are closed on foot of Government measures to combat the spread of Covid-19. The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) would like to encourage continued enjoyment of these wonderful outdoor resources, but would also like to remind the public of the importance of adhering to current Health Service Executive (HSE) advice, particularly...

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Information Update COVID-19

Burren National Park grounds and trails remain open to the public at this time. The NPWS Information Point in Corofin village will remain closed to the public until at least Easter. As more information becomes available updates will issue.

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FREE GUIDED WALK: NATURE TRAIL SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST @14:15 & FREE KIDS CUCOO CLUB EVENT: TUESDAY 13TH AUGUST @10:15

  The forecast is mixed for the bank holiday weekend, but the sun is still shining in Burren National Park, where grasshoppers feast and late summer flowers bloom. Find white heather for luck, leave it be for the bees!   Photos are a great way of capturing nature, and so our Children’s Cuckoo Club returns at 10.00am on Tuesday 13th August with a Photographic Scavenger Hunt. Open to ages 5-12 (plus accompanying adults) – explore the trail, follow the clues,...

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Tuesday 23rd July – 10:15: Cuckoo Club – Dash in the Turlough

Join us for a dash through one of our turloughs in the Burren National Park. We will be looking for butterflies, dragonflies and other creatures that make their home on the turlough. Suitable for young children (5 to 12), accompanied by an adult. Why not take the free bus from the National Park Information Point in Corofin at 10.00? Please dress appropriately for weather and terrain. Booking Required. To book, please call us on 065 682 7693 or email us at burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie.

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Sunday 21st July – 14:15 – Orange Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the wildflower meadows, woodlands and the ever shifting shores of Knockaunroe Turlough. We will be exploring some of the Burren flora and keeping an eye out for some of our resident invertebrates! Starting at the trailhead in the Burren National Park at 14.15 and lasts approximately 1.5 – 2 hrs. Why not Catch the 14.00 free shuttle bus from the Information Point in Corofin to the trailhead. Booking and good outdoor clothing essential - contact burrennationalpark@chg.gov.ie or...

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Friday 21st June – 14.15: Orange Trail – MIDSUMMER GUIDED WALK

That’s more like it! Summer has returned to Burren National Park to set the wildflower meadows buzzing and bring the turloughs down to size. As midsummer approaches, make hay while the sun shines* and celebrate the longest day with a free guided walk! Have an orchid moment in the species-rich grassland, drop into the cool green shade of the hazel wood, and explore the mystery of the disappearing lake. While the Orange Trail is our shortest at 1.3km, all of...

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Sunday 21st April – 14.00: Orange Trail

Join us for our first free guided walk of the 2019 season along the Orange Trail in the Burren National Park. This is a 1.3km looped walk which will pass by some of our early spring flowering plants in our grasslands, woodlands, and turlough. The walk will start at the trailhead at 14:00 and will last approximately 1.5-2 hrs. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Booking Required. To book please call us on 065 6827693 or email us...

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Friday 28th September – The Burren National Park Information Point closes for the season

On Friday 28th September, the Burren National Park Information Point in Corofin will close its doors for the season. Re-opening in April 2019… The Burren National Park and its walking trails are accessible all year around. Maps and directions can be found on www.burrennationalpark.ie For any nature conservation related matters please visit the National Parks & Wildlife Service website at www.npws.ie or email nature.conservation@chg.gov.ie  

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Sunday 2nd September – 14.15: Guided Walk on the Nature Trail

Join us for a free guided walk along the Nature Trail in the Burren National Park. Come and discover a variety of habitats such as iconic limestone pavement, native hazel woodland and wildflower meadows. This is a 1.5km looped walk starting at the trailhead at 14.15 and lasting approximately 1.5-2 hours. Visitors can take the free bus from the Information Point in Corofin at 14.00. Please dress appropriately for the weather and terrain. Booking Required. To book, please call us on 065 682...

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