Red Trail

Trail description

This is the longest trail in the forest park. It is laid down around the perimeter of the park. On walking this trail, you will encounter all types of terrain from level ground at the seashore to more difficult conditions at higher elevations. All habitats in the park will be encountered on this trail.  It passes through coniferous woodland of Sitka spruce, Noble fir and Western fir. The broadleaf trees which can be seen include oak, ash and Spanish chestnut.

Trail Name: Red Trail
Recreation Site: Ards Forest Park  [view site]
Trail Start Point: Car Park
Length:13 km
Time: 4 hrs
Degree of Difficulty: Strenuous   View Trail Grade Definitions
Metres Climb: 100
Attributes: Loop Trail (Returns to Starting Point)
Finish Point: Car Park
Trail Way marking:red