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.
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. Two short trails allow you to stretch your legs alongside the riverbank or to an impressive viewpoint over the River Lochy falls.
Waterfall Woods Trail
Wander through some lovely oak woodland around An t-Sròn to a spectacular waterfall viewpoint.
Firm but uneven gravel surface throughout. Some fairly steep slopes with loose stones.
Allow ¼ hours
This delightful short trail is great if you have limited time. It takes you through beautiful mature oak woodland to a viewpoint over the River Lochy falls. On rainy days you'll hear the roar of the waterfall as you approach.
An Darach Ruadh Trail
This winding trail follows the River Lochy down through some beautiful native oak woodland. Can you find the 'aerial tree'?
Firm but uneven gravel path throughout. Includes steep slopes and one wide bridge.
Allow ¾ hours
The name of this trail means ‘red oak' in Gaelic.
Facilities & access
The nearest public toilets and other facilities are in Dalmally and Tyndrum.
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.
PA33 1AX in Dalmally is the nearest postcode.
The Glasgow to Oban bus service passes the car park entrance. Plan your journey at Traveline Scotland.
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