Monday, 23 January 2023
Almost a hundred camer...
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.
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.
There is no charge to park in this car park. Please park with care and consideration. In particular please park in designated parking areas only and do not block entrances or gates.
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