This year National Trails Day takes place on Sunday October 4 and Anna Connor, walking development officer with Mayo County Council, outlines the trails which you can walk this weekend in Mayo.
The Letterkeen loop will start at 11am. Another walk will take you through Belleek Forest Park from the car park at Belleek Woods at 11am.
An 8km Clogher Bog Loop Walk will take you along bog land and some interesting local heritage sites. This event commences from the Clogher Heritage Centre, Newtown, Clogher, at 2.30pm.
Take a walk around the new nature trail at Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre with one of the National Park staff as they discuss the park and some important habitats, plants, and animals. Walk commences from the Ballycroy National Park at 2pm. Located just off the Foxford way, the Lough Callow Loop Walk will commence from the car park/pier area at 11am. A River Moy Canoe Trail will take place at 1pm and pre registration to book a canoe is required. Contact Michael Gallagher 087 211 8998. Further information is available from www.nationaltrailsday.ie or www.mayowalks.ie