Lough Boora Discovery Park is a beautiful landscape at the centre of Ireland – a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. The regenerating power of nature, with a little help from the caring hands of humans, has turned Lough Boora from a peat-harvesting site to a spectacular haven for animals, birds and plants.
A magnificent collection of natural and manmade lakes, wetlands and woodland areas, the park’s 50km of trails enable you to experience and appreciate the amenities, flora and wildlife in full.
This family-friendly amenity is an ideal space for all ages to interact with Lough Boora’s wildlife and encounter ancient flora that has been preserved in the bog for thousands of years.
Loch an Dochais
Loch an Dochais, meaning ‘Lake of Hope’, was developed as a small angling lake with facilities for all ages and abilities.
The Upper and Lower Lakes at Finnamore’s offer something for everyone, with active anglers, walkers and nature enthusiasts enjoying this breathtaking expanse.
Fly-fish in Loch Clochan or simply enjoy the natural surrounds, with access to a walking path and picnic areas on site.
Tumduff Mór is a haven for bird watchers and active enthusiasts alike, with a bird hide and access to the Tumduff Walk, this scenic trail takes you on a short 1.5km tour of the site.
Tumduff Beag boasts a magnificent raised bird-hide for all ages and abilities with a traditional reed thatched roof, providing an ideal vantage point to view local and migrant birds.
Take a walk through the oldest wetland in the park, exploring the most diverse range of species in Lough Boora at Turraun Wetland.
Visit this feeding ground for migratory Whooper Swans as they flock south for winter to Leabeg Wetland’s partially flooded site.
Natural recolonisation is currently taking shape in the Drinagh Wetland, with large numbers of birds visiting Lough Boora’s largest and most recent addition to the park.
The Derries Wetland is an isolated site providing refuge for wildlife amongst naturally recolonising grassland and birch-willow woodland.
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