Colin Glen Forest Park

Situated in the heart of West Belfast, Colin Glen Forest Park is a beautiful wooded river glen, Outdoor Activity Centre & Multi Sports centre. The park consists of 200 acres of scenic woodland, grassland, waterfalls and ponds. The Forest Park centre provides a location to learn more about local environmental matters, environmental education, volunteering and the history of the Park.

The Forest Park Centre has secure parking, exhibitions, shop and New Woodland Café offering a healthier menu along with facilities for room hire, group tours and education visits by arrangement.

**In August 2013** Colin Glen Trust launched SKYTrek - An Award Winning High & Low Ropes Course with 50M Zipline & Fan Descender. In June 2014 they added to the range of Outdoor Activities including Kayaking, Raft Building, Archery, Lazer Tag, Aqua Zorbing, Bubbleball & Orienteering.
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Opening times:

Colin Glen Forest Park is open all year round. Contact us for car park opening times.
Forest Park Centre; 09:00 - 17:00 Monday-Friday, 11:00 - 15:00 Saturday (All Year except Christmas and Bank Holidays).
Phone for café times.


Our prices vary from event to event, please check our events brochure to find details.

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The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Lisburn Tourist Information Centre

Location / Directions

The Forest Park Centre and the main entrance of the Colin Glen Forest Park is located at Stewartstown Road, Dunmurry. Visitors travelling from Belfast City Centre should take the M1 leaving the motorway at Junction 3 and follow the Brown and White Tourist Signs for the Colin Glen Forest Park from the end of the slip road (Blacks Road). Metro bus routes 10b, 10c, 10d, 10e, 10f.
Visitors from Lisburn direction should follow the Brown and White Tourist Signs from the Queensway roundabout.
15 minutes from Belfast and Lisburn town centres.
  • Tea-room/Cafe onsite
  • Gift Shop
  • Toilets
  • Accept Groups/Coach Parties
  • Open Sundays
  • Guided Tours Available
  • Open Evenings
  • Open Mondays
  • Picnic Area
  • Euro Accepted
  • Credit/Debit Cards Accepted
  • Parking Available
  • Baby Changing facilities
  • Family Discount
  • Free (parking charges may apply)
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