Derroura Mountain Bike Trail


The trails are located approximately 7kms to the west of Oughterard between the N59 road and Lough Corrib in Co. Galway.

Site Description

Derroura Mountain Bike Trail Network, over 16 kms in length, lies at the gateway to Connemara. The trails here will offer you massive views north into the Maam valley and westwards to the Twelve Pins. Derroura offers you some incredible mountain biking in some of the most spectacular scenery in Connemara. You will face long climbs and thrilling descents with great views overlooking the entire of Lough Corrib from the halfway point of the trails.

Please note that there is a re-route in place on the MTB trail removing a section of timber boardwalk from the loop. Please follow the diversion signs along the trail.

There are other sections of timber boardwalk along the loop which can be slippy during wet weather and care should be taken when crossing these sections. Maintenance works are being carried out over the coming months to provide a non-slip surface on the boardwalk sections. In the meantime, please exercise caution on your visit.


Derroura Mountain Bike Trail Features

Mountain Biking, Picnic Site, Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

From Galway, take the N59 (Clifden) road for 25kms to reach Oughterard. Go straight through the town and continue on the N59 for 7kms, where you will reach the entrance to the car-park and trailhead on the right hand side. The entrance is directly opposite the lay-by at Lough Bofin. 

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No of car spaces:30
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Contact Info

Contact name:Frank Flanagan