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Midnight Corncrake Tour

Friday, 24th of May, and Friday 21st of June at 8.30 p.m. at Áras Inis Gluaire in Belmullet. Join the team from the Corncrake Life Project as they tell us all about the corncrake before leading us on a tour to hear this amazing bird as the night falls. Light refreshments at 8.30pm, followed by

Park Notice Update

Works carried out on the Vary Loop and the Bothy Carpark will be extended until Wednesday, May 22nd. Please note that there is no access to these areas during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience while these works are being carried out.

Park Notice

The Bothy Carpark in Letterkeen will be closed for important maintenance work from today, May 14th, until Saturday, May 18th.Please use the new park at the entrance to the National Park at Srahrevagh during this time.We apologize for any inconvenience while these works are being carried out.

Park Notice

A Condition Orange – High Fire Risk has been issued with the warning effective from 1200hrs on 09/05/2024 and due to expire at 1200hrs on 13/05/2024. However, with all these warnings it is possible that this period could be extended.As a result of this high fire risk and in the interest of safety, camping is

Vary’s Trail Closed

“Park Notice”: Please be aware that the 2.5 km Vary’s riverside Loop Trail in Leterkeen will be closed for maintenance work starting today and will reopen on Saturday, May 18th. We apologize for any inconvenience during this time while these important upgrades to this very popular trail are ongoing.

Park Notice

Ginger & Wild Café Reopening 17/03/2024

The Ballycroy Visitor Centre’s onsite Café will reopen for the 2024 season on Sunday 17/03/2024.

The Ballycroy Visitor Centre Is reopening on Friday 2nd February from 9.45am-17.45pm daily for the 2024 Season.  

The Ballycroy Visitor Centre will be Reopening to the public this coming Friday the 2nd of February.We are opening early this year to celebrate Imbolc and the St.Brigids Bank holiday. This is the time of year that we can look forward to the rebirth of nature as life awakens from the slumber of winter.We are

Storm Isha update – National Parks and Nature Reserves

NPWS staff are patrolling and monitoring activity in in National Parks and Nature Reserves around the country in the wake of Storm Isha. There are reports of some National Parks and Nature Reserves affected by power outages, fallen trees and debris. Trails may be closed as staff clear affected areas. Members of the public are


Please be aware of the weather warning in place for Mayo. This warning has been raised to RED. Our Visitor Centre remains Closed for the Winter season and conditions in letterkeen (around the trails) are currently very bad and will get worse as the day goes on.