Glanteenassig Recreation Site, Co. Kerry closed for harvesting operations.
Harvesting works commence the 25th of January 2024 and will continue until approximately the end of February 2024. The Park will be closed with no access for the duration of harvesting operations.
Please adhere to all safety signage. Thank you for your cooperation and apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Glanteenassig is an outdoor enthusiasts dreamland with over 450 hectares of woodland, mountain, lake and peatland to explore. Nestled in a sheltered valley among the Slieve Mish mountains, the landscape is imposing and awesome . To reach it the visitor must step off the beaten track, travel up the valley and feel the remoteness of the mountains. Behind the trees the area abounds with streams, lakes, waterfalls and dramatic cliffs which characterise this untamed landscape. At certain points, views of Brandon & Tralee Bay and the Maharees can be enjoyed. There are a selection of walks and picnic areas dotted around the site to be enjoyed.
Opening/Closing Hours – Restricted hours apply
08.00 – 22.00 (Summer)
08.00 – 18.00 (Winter)
Things to do
Walk: There are three stunning and diverse trails in Glanteenassig. The River Trail (1.1km, 30 mins, easy) runs adjacent to a feeder stream for Lough Slat and has a number of picnic tables along the way. The Lough Slat (0.3km, 5 mins, Access for all) will guide you down to the absolutely stunning and tranquil vista of Lough Slat and the imposing crag of ‘Carrignaspaniagh’ or the Spaniards Rock of which there is local folklore. The Lough Caum Loop (2km, 1 hour, moderate) is a bog bridge that encircles the lake and is bounded by Stradbally mountain, Beenoskee with Reamore hill also to be seen. Mountain access is possible
Fish: Check permits and licenses locally.
Scenic drive: The views up to and around Castlegregory and Glanteenassig are beautiful. Mountain and ocean views, taking in the Slieve Mish Mountains, Brandon and Tralee Bays.
Explore nature: Glanteenassig is brimming with geographical features each with support their own habitats and animal life.
Don’t miss our hidden gem
Glanteenassig is a true gem and any visitor who takes the time to visit will not be disappointed. The landscape is awesome and the remoteness lends to the very special sense of place that one will experience here.