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We went for a walk here during our stay at nearby Castle Dargan. The walk is beautiful and just the right length at 5.5km. My only criticism is the waymarked posts are a little thin on the ground. We started on a green trail and...More
The union wood in Ballisodare is a beautiful place to go walking. There's a wonderful view across ballisodare bay of knocknarea and Benbulben from Union Rock. There's walking paths and also mountain biking paths and there are plenty of signs giving information on local history...More
Very enjoyable family walk in the woods.
Lots of beautifully scenery,and many a different path to take.
Now we know about Union wood we look forward to walking our dog here our next Sligo visit.
Some paths are a bit steep and uneven but there...More
Union wood has some great trails,the only setback is signage is not great and you would need to have good sense of direction to avoid getting lost.The trek u to Union rock is well worth the effort (35 nins or so) but the views from...More
From the main carpark on the east side of the forest I set off for my destination of Collooney. The walk is well sign posted and the little diversion up the wooden steps to Union Rock is well worth it, with fantastic views. I got...More
Fantastic opportunity to explore another part of sligo. Slightly off the beaten track as it's not the easiest to find, but you can gain access from collooney near the gulf petrol station. This forest is also used by a mountain bike club so watch out...More
With all the walks available in Ireland (Strandhill, Rosses Point and others) the Union Wood was a litttle dissapointing. was a nice walk , stroll in woods, but nothing special. the trails are not well signed and you can end up walking around the woods...More
I always come here when walking the dog and I absouletely love the scenery of the mountains along with the bit of the lake. The problems I have with the walking trail that its not smooth and too rocky. Also you hardly see the lake...More
Well worth a visit! Great for running energy out of lively kids or for giving the dogs a good run! Lots of tracks to follow. Can take in a side hike up to Union Rock which gives great views over Sligo Bay, Knocknarea, Collooney and...More