Moydamlaght Forest - Eagles Rock Trail

Walking Route

A circular route following a gravel forest trail through conifer and native woodland, peaking beside the impressive rock face of Craig-na-shoke.


4 miles

Start Point:


Finish Point:


Point of interest:

Eagles Rock, Moydamlaght Forest

Nearest town:


Getting to the start by car:

Take the Moydamlaght Road from the village of Moneyneany, the car parking area is on the left 500m after the outskirts of the village.

OS map:



Forest roads


This trail lasting approximately 2 hours will lead you through conifer forest on a climb up the slopes of Mullaghmore to the stunning rock face of Craig-na-shoke. The effort is rewarded with extensive views out over the surrounding hills and countryside. The return journey starts by retracing your steps before the trail branches off to the right and returns to the car park through a small stand of Beech trees.


Parking area present


Gateway to the Sperrins - A Guide for Walkers

Publication availability:

Available for download from this page

The nearest Tourist Information Centre is:

Magherafelt Tourist Information Centre
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