Enjoy iconic views of sparkling lochs, wooded hills and rugged mountains, or take to the trails on foot, by bike or on horseback and discover the Forest Park’s magical atmosphere and wonderful wildlife.

Start exploring from The Lodge

Begin your visit at The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre near Aberfoyle, which has easy trails, a wildlife hide, information, gifts and a café with one of the best views in Scotland. Follow the Three Lochs Forest Drive to explore the heart of the forest without having to walk far or head to tranquil Loch Ard for easy family cycling.

Stunning scenery

The Forest Park encompasses some of Scotland’s best-loved locations, from magnificent Loch Lomond, the rolling Trossachs hills and Loch Katrine to the craggy tops of Strathyre.  It’s a feast for the eyes whatever the season and there’s so much to see and do – whether you want to just soak up the view, stroll or swing through the trees or take a steamship on a legendary loch.

Camping in Queen Elizabeth Forest Park

If you'd like to camp by the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, you can stay at Sallochy campsite - book through Sallochy Woodland Camping, for a stay between Easter and October.

See our Queen Elizabeth Forest Park Map and Trail Guide (PDF 4.7MB) for more information.

Forests to visit

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The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre

Enjoy magnificent views from the café, explore great family-friendly trails, watch wildlife or swing through the trees with Go Ape.

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Loch Katrine

Soak up the spectacular Trossachs scenery along this legendary loch on foot, by bike or by steamship.

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Loch Ard

Spot wonderful wildlife and wacky sculptures along Loch Ard’s peaceful wooded shore – ideal for a family stroll or cycle ride.

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Three Lochs Forest Drive

Explore the heart of Loch Achray Forest and stroll, picnic, play or just soak up the stunning Trossachs views.

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Relax and enjoy the panoramic views from the bonny banks of the loch or head for the slopes of Ben Lomond.


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