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Lough Callow Blue Loop



Walk Length

10.5 km


3 hr



Starting Point

L5351, Callow, Mayo F26, Ireland
G 31933 03549

End Point

L5351, Callow, Mayo F26, Ireland
G 31933 03557


This is a beautiful trail overlooking Callow Lakes, situated just off the N26 Foxford – Swinford road. The two lakes (north and south) are approximately 100 acres each and are joined by a narrow channel, which is navigable throughout the season. Both lakes hold good stocks of wild brown trout. The lake gets good hatches of duckfly, mayfly and sedges and fishes particularly well.

The Callow Loop trail is 10.5 km in distance and is suitable for both Walking and Mountain Biking. The terrain comprises of both country lanes and bog tracks. 

  • Trailhead / Start Point: Pier at Lough Callow Car Park. Parking available for 5 – 6 cars
  • Terrain: Country lanes and bog tracks 
  • Direction: Blue markers
  • Distance 10.5 km
  • Estimated Time: 3 hours
  • GPS Location53.9763, -9.0398
  • Grade: Hard
  • Minimum Gear: Hiking boots, waterproofs, mobile phone, snacks & fluids