Mote Park Roscommon

Mote Park Forest

Situated a 5 minute drive from Roscommon town center is the forest of Mote Park

A lovely little forest with a couple of walking track options. A great spot to get out with the family and get some fresh air. plenty of trails and to keep you going and enjoy some peaceful time.

Our trip to Mote Park Roscommon

Mote Park Roscommon

On entering a map of all the tracks and trails you can take through Mote Park. A great idea to get a start at where you will head.

Mote Park Roscommon entrance

A beautiful long stretch looking straight into the forest is you first view. A well paved walkway which was most surprising and very welcomed.

Forest walks at Mote Park

Another pathway through the forest. A beautiful time of the year with the autumn leaves and the crisp fresh air my son was fascinated with the leaves all over the ground.

Bluebell Walk

The first of two trails was the Bluebell walk taking you off to the side and through the dense forest, leading back down the side past fields and looping back to the beginning entrance.

Crofton Trail

The second trail we came across was the Crofton trail again another trail this time off to the other side of the forest and again leading down to the beginning and the entrance of the forest. This trail is slightly longer than the first and slopes down into the forest and certainly a lot more to see

Picnic at Mote Park Roscommon

The forest is perfect for a family outing with as seen above one of many picnic benches along the way and with small tracks behind into the forest the kids would be entertained for a while.

Tracks at Mote Park

And Finally

The forest is well maintained and very easily accessible for anyone.

We only did the 2 loops around the tracks, but past the Crofton trail the forest went on and on and well we will have to see what is up there on another trip, we will update when we find out what is there.

But all in all a perfect spot for a morning walk and get out amongst nature and the crisp fresh air.

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5 thoughts on “Mote Park Roscommon

  1. How lovely! The subtle foliage of the fall season really captures your attention, and I felt as if I was transported into the scenery through your photos. Thanks for sharing this tranquil part of the world!

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