Thursday, 23 November 2023
In November 1923, only four years after the establishment of the Forestry Commission, Glenmore was purchased from the Duke of Gordon. 2023 marks 100 ye...
Visitors should be aware that SSE Renewables is currently carrying out exploratory works at this site in relation to its proposed Coire Glas hydro pumped storage scheme. To facilitate this work, access might at times be restricted and diversions might be in place. Any enquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Some folk reckon the river Garry is one of Scotland’s most beautiful rivers. It’s a magnificent sight as it runs powerfully through lovely woodland with tall conifers. Kayakers love the challenge of the rapids, while fishermen hunt for salmon in the quieter stretches.
Much of the woodland here is native Scots pine, with a characteristic range of wildlife from wood ants to Scottish crossbills and red squirrels. It feels very different from other woodlands on the west coast, almost as if the forests of the east are reaching through the Great Glen to meet their neighbours.
A short loop beside the cascades of the River Garry, where you may see red squirrels, deer and even pine marten in the peaceful forest.
Largely firm gravel surface. Uneven earthy sections with exposed tree roots and short rocky patches. Short steep slopes. Some parts may be muddy.
Allow ¾ hour
The nearest public toilets, café and shop are in Invergarry.
The charges to park at this forest car park are:
Payment can be made using RingGo.
Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates. Nearby car parks with free parking can be found in our Forest Search, marked as a 'P' without the £ symbol.
Available in advance by downloading the application form and emailing to the Regional Office. Please read our Annual Pass terms and conditions (PDF) before applying.
Valid at Braveheart (Glen Nevis), Loch Linnhe, Loch Oich, Aros Park (Mull), North Face, Ariundle, Glencoe Lochan, Glengarry, Glen Righ, Àrd-Àirigh, Garbh Eilean Wildlife Hide, Barnluasgan, Sutherland's Grove, Strone Hill, Glen Lochy, Fearnoch, Carradale (Grianan), Carradale (Port Na Storm), Ardcastle, Achnabreac.
Valid at all Forestry and Land Scotland car parks except Tentsmuir.
We want all our visitors to have a safe and enjoyable time at our forests. If you plan on venturing into the water here, please read our safety advice first.
Glengarry is clearly signposted, less than 2 miles west of Invergarry village on the A87.
PH35 4HG is the nearest postcode, about ½ mile before the car park.
A picnic spot right next to the water's edge
A peaceful woodland with views over the river Oich and the Great Glen