The Lough Key Experience

Discover how this fascinating landscape has been shaped; from underground to up amongst the treetops, ‘Irelands only Tree Canopy Walk, a truly unique experience immersing you in the history, flora and fauna that make Lough Key so unique.

This is a self guided tour so therefore there is no time limit on your journey through time…… The beauty of this is that you can spend as much or little time as you want on this magical journey.

Guided Tours are also available at any time of the year for groups of at least 10 people.
The Lough Key Experience is fully wheelchair accessible and buggy/pram accessible. Please note that Dogs are not permitted on the Lough Key Experience.

On this journey you'll discover how humans have shaped this landscape over thousands of years; you'll be introduced to a way of life in Rockingham House that is now long gone and you'll find out about the wildlife that thrives in these forests and on the lake.

The 'Lough Key Experience' is an engaging audio trail of the Park's history, flora arid fauna through the 19th century underground tunnels, to the top of the refurbished 5-storey Moylurg viewing tower and along a contemporary Tree Canopy Walk, the first of its kind in Ireland, This 300m long creation of timber and steel gently rises 9m above the woodland floor and offers an engaging 'birds eye' view of nature as it meanders through the treetops offering panoramic views of the shimmering island studded lake.

The Lough Key Experience

Lough Key Forest and Activity Park is a joint venture between Coillte Teoranta and Roscommon County Council. The project is also funded by the Irish Government and part-financed by the European Union under the National Development Plan's Tourism Product Development Scheme, which is administered by Fáilte Ireland.