Glanteenassig Forest Park is a 450 hectare area of woodland, mountain, lake and peatland nestling in the Slieve Mish mountains. Three way-marked trails and 8 km of forest road. It is a very picturesque area.
The origin of the name Glanteenassig or Gleann Ti an Easaigh which translates to the “Valley of the Waterfalls.” Although remote, Glanteenassig is only about 8 km from the sandy beaches at Castlegregory. You can also check out our walking guides for Glanteenassig Forest Park in the Best Walks in Kerry section of our mobile app.
Directions by car: The Park is located 24 km west of Tralee. Travelling from Tralee on the N86, join with R560 towards the village of Aughacasla. Turn left onto Carriganeen Road and follow until you reach the forest area.