Slish Wood

Location

Slish Wood is located on the southern shore of Lough Gill.

Site Description

This site was once an extensive oak wood but much of the timber was felled during the  Second World War (1939-45).The remains of this oak woodland can still be seen along the lakeshore. As the area is rich in flora and fauna, it is a bio-diversity site and forms part of the Lough Gill Natural Heritage Area (NHA).

Slish Wood Features

Picnic Site, Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

Take N4 FROM Sligo At 4km South of Sligo take the R287 to Ballintogher. The site is approx 5km on this road.

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Parking

No of car spaces:50
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Contact Info

Contact name:Brian McGarraghy
Contact email:brian.mcgarraghy@coillte.ie