COVID-19 and Forestry and Land Scotland
FLS has reduced its operations to felling that is contributing to essential business requirements to help keep Scotland ticking over. Our staff are working from home where possible; staff who are working continue to practise social distancing rigorously following Government and NHS guidance to keep safe.
Fresh air and being outdoors benefits physical and mental health and well-being, and for local visitors the majority of walking trails on Scotland’s national forests and land remain open. Be aware that staff cannot maintain our standard checks and maintenance. All our mountain biking trails and all car parks are closed.
All visitors are reminded to maintain social distance at all times.
An easy trail at the foot of Ben Lomond
Rowardennan, which nestles at the foot of Ben Lomond, is literally the end of the road. It's well worth the visit to enjoy the tranquil loch shore, magnificent views and the chance to take to the water or head for the hills. It also has a small beach that's perfect for paddling.
Ben Lomond Memorial Trail
A gentle stroll to the shore of Loch Lomond, where there is a memorial sculpture to commemorate the Scots who gave their lives in the two World Wars.
Firm and smooth gravel surface throughout. Generally flat with short moderate ramps.
Allow ¼ hour
The granite feature was created for the Memorial Park by Angus sculptor Doug Cocker, in recognition of those who gave their lives in the service of their country. It stands at a stunning viewpoint over Loch Lomond and is the perfect place to remember and celebrate Scotland’s people, rich history and unique landscape.
Ben Lomond hill path
The hill path to the top of this iconic peak – with magnificent views over one of the country's most beautiful lochs – begins at Rowardennan. Find out more about the 8 mile round trip taking in a 974m summit at WalkHighlands.
Don't be fooled by the well-worn path leading up this mountain – this is a rough and strenuous route and suitable for fit and experienced walkers. Remember that even in summer the weather can change very quickly here, so be prepared.
Facilities & access
The public toilets at Rowardennan are open from Easter to October. The local hotel and hostel offer accommodation, food and drink.
Car parking charges
- £1 for up to 1 hour
- £3 for all day
- £12 for minibus and coach all day
Season passes are also available to purchase from our Aberfoyle office.
The road to Rowardennan is well signposted from Drymen. The car park marks the end of the road, 12 miles from Drymen.
G63 0AR is the nearest postcode.
There are no buses to Rowardennan. In the summer months, a ferry service runs from Tarbet and Luss on the opposite bank of Loch Lomond. Plan your journey at Cruise Loch Lomond.
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