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Slieve Gullion Forest Drive

89 Drumintee Road, Killeavy, County Armagh, BT31 8SW
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The Slieve Gullion Forest Trail, a magnificent 10km Scenic Forest Drive.

Temporary closures at Slieve Gullion Forest Drive
Due to Forest Service tree harvesting, the Mountain drive at Slieve Gullion Forest Park will be closed to vehicles (Monday through Friday) from Monday 4 December 2023 to Friday 1 March 2024.

The drive will re-open at weekends and will be fully accessible throughout the Christmas holidays (22 December 2023 to 2 January 2024 inclusive).

The closures will also extend to pedestrian access between Monday 11 December 2023 and Friday 19 January 2023 (excluding the aforementioned Christmas holidays). There will be no access from the Park to the summit of the mountain throughout this time.

Dangerous machinery will be operating on site so we would ask all visitors to please respect localised access controls and signage. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.



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      * 4 December 2023 to Friday 1 March 2024: Slieve Gullion Forest Drive will be closed to vehicles (Monday through Friday)

      22 December 2023 to 2 January 2024 (inclusive): fully accessible throughout the Christmas holidays and drive will re-open at weekends.

      11 December 2023 to 19 January 2023 (excluding the Christmas holidays mentioned above): There will be no access from the Park to the summit of the mountain throughout this time.

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