Glen Righ 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.
Eight mighty waterfalls and wide loch views
There’s a fine series of eight waterfalls here, and from May to June you can find bluebells carpeting the woodland. Just by the car park you can sit and watch red squirrels bustling among the trees, while further up the hill there are great views over Loch Linnhe.
Climb up beside the Abhainn Righ gorge to the remarkable Inchree Falls and look out across Loch Linnhe.
Uneven gravel surface. One long steep slope with some rocky steps. Occasional rocky section and exposed tree roots. Includes two bridges.
Allow 1 hour
The Abhainn Righ cascades down the hill in a series of steps, forming eight mighty waterfalls: they’re particularly impressive after heavy rain.
Wade's Road Trail
Follow the route of an 18th century military road through the shady larch forest. You’re rewarded with great Atlantic views from the open hillside above.
Long steep slopes for 400m. Uneven gravel surface, with some exposed tree roots and rocky sections. Includes two bridges.
Allow 1½ hours
You’ll be following in the footsteps of 18th century soldiers along this trail: it follows part of the network of roads built to control the Highlands after the Jacobite Rebellion of 1715. They’re named after General Wade, who directed the project – this road was actually built by his successor, General Caulfield.
Facilities & access
The nearest public toilets are at the Corran Ferry
Turn off the A82 between Fort William and Ballachulish into Inchree village, ½ mile south of Corran Ferry. The car park is at the end of the public road.
PH33 6SG is the nearest postcode.
Buses heading south from Fort William stop at the road end on the A82, a 15 minute walk along a quiet road from the forest. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.
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