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Strabane Canal Towpath

Ballymagorry, Co.Tyrone, Co.Tyrone
Strabane Canal

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Distance: Approximately 1.8 Miles/2.9 KM 

Start & Finish Point : Car park, Greenlaw Road, Ballymagorry

Route Type : Linear Route. Tarmac and gravel track

Follow the A5 Strabane Londonderry Road, north from Strabane for 2.5 miles. Turn left onto the Greenlaw Road in the village of Ballymagorry. Dedicated parking on left hand side opposite entrance.

Immediately after the main entrance at Devine’s Lock is an interpretative panel briefly outlining the canal`s history. From here follow the trail north as it leads along the canal edge, passing two footbridges which cross the canal,   before arriving at Campsie’s Lock (immediately after the second bridge) . Continue and pass through the gate onto the earth track and follow this to its end at the bird hide. From here stunning views of the River Foyle and East Donegal can be enjoyed. Retrace your steps until reaching the second bridge crossing which features interpretation on the bio-diversity of the Foyle River System. Cross to the opposite bank and continue your walk back to the car park.  

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