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Strone Hill car park and trail are closed for improvement works. Alternative similar facilities can be found at Fearnoch.

Thank you for avoiding the area while the work is being carried out. 

Open water

  • This destination contains areas of open water which can be hazardous if you are not suitably prepared. Follow our water safety advice and take care.


Quiet riverside trails in oak and birch woodland

Strone Hill is a natural resting place for travellers. In the past, drovers watered their cattle here on the long walk to markets in the south. Today it's a peaceful spot to walk your dog and picnic by the river. The trail allows you to stretch your legs alongside the riverbank then takes you to an impressive viewpoint over the River Lochy falls.

Walking trails

Strone Hill route card (PDF)


River Lochy Falls Trail (closed)

This winding trail leads you through regenerating native oak woodland to the edge of the River Lochy and its spectacular waterfalls.

Firm but uneven gravel path throughout. Includes steep slopes and one wide bridge.

Strenuous trail grade icon
1 ½ miles / 2.6 km

1 hour

Facilities and access

The nearest public toilets and other facilities are in Dalmally and Tyndrum.

Car parking information

The charges to park at this forest car park are:

  • £1 for up to 1 hour – all vehicles
  • £3 for all day
  • Blue Badge holders park free. Please display your Blue Badge clearly.

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.

Annual parking pass available:

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.

West Coast Car Park Pass - £40 per car and £100 per mini bus/coach
FLS National Car Park Pass - £100 per car and £150 per mini bus/coach

Valid at all Forestry and Land Scotland car parks except Tentsmuir.

FLS National Pass application form


More about parking

Stay the Night - now closed

Stay the Night has now closed at the car park due to improvement works taking place.

For alternative locations please visit our Stay the Night page.

Stay the night

Getting here

The turn-off for Strone Hill is on the south side of the A85, 3 miles east of Dalmally. If driving from Tyndrum, it's the first left after our forest at Glen Lochy.

Using SatNav?

PA33 1AX in Dalmally is the nearest postcode.

Public transport

The Glasgow to Oban bus service passes the car park entrance. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.

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Get in touch

Have a question or suggestion for improvement?

0300 067 6650 (option 2)
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