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Allt Mor

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Allt Mor Forest Notices

COVID-19 has changed lots of things we do. And as we re-open the majority of our facilities and welcome more of you back in Phase 3, we need your help to do it safely. Please check what’s open before you travel; enjoy your visit safely by following NHS and Scottish Government guidance; take your litter home with you; and follow the Scottish Outdoor Access Code.

At this location:

  • The car park is open and normal charges (if any) now apply.

Please bear with us and check back regularly for updates. You can also find more information by visiting our COVID-19 page and our FAQs.

A wonderful mix of tall pine, heather and blueberry

The trails from Allt Mor take you through a wonderful mix of tall, thick pines and young saplings, with a tumble of heather, blueberry and juniper on the ground. Everywhere there's the chatter of running water, tumbling down from the mountains.

Guide map to Glenmore Forest Park (PDF 2.7MB)

Walking trails


Lodge Trail

Explore the atmospheric pine woods on an easy-going trail around Glenmore’s National Outdoor Centre.

Mostly wide, uneven gravel surface with some potentially muddy patches. Includes a couple of short fairly steep slopes and some low branches.

2 ½ miles / 3.9 km

1½ hours

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Look out for some small headstones by the path near the lodge, which mark the graves of dogs buried here a century ago by the Dennistoun family. The family ran a shipping business in Glasgow and loved staying in Glenmore on shooting parties.

If the forest works its magic and you’d like to see bit more, follow the blue markers up the glen when you meet the Ryvoan Trail until you reach the sheltered beauty spot of Lochan Uaine (The Green Lochan). Going there and back will add 1½ miles / 2.4 km onto the trip.

Facilities & access

Parking (charge)
Parking (charge)
Picnic area
Picnic area

There are public toilets and a café at Glenmore Forest Park Visitor Centre.

No camping is allowed within the car park area.

Car parking charges

  • £1 for up to 1 hour
  • £1.50 for up to 3 hours
  • £2 for all day
  • £8 for minibus and coach all day

Still got time on your ticket? Your parking ticket is valid in all of our Glenmore car parks.

Season passes are also available to purchase from the nearby Visitor Centre.

  • £25 for a yearly pass for up to two cars
  • £10 for up to a fortnight for up to two cars

Getting here

From the roundabout at the south end of Aviemore follow the signs for 'The Cairngorms' for 7 miles. The car park for Allt Mor is on the left, about 1 mile beyond Glenmore Forest Park Visitor Centre.

Using SatNav?

PH22 1RB is the postcode for the Cairngorm ski centre, a few miles beyond Allt Mor.

Public transport

Buses between Aviemore and the Cairngorm ski centre pass Allt Mor. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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0300 067 6100 (option 1)
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