+353 76 100 2528 or +353 95 41054cnp@chg.gov.ie

Contacting Connemara National Park

We wish to advise our visitors that we are currently experiencing difficulties with phone lines and internet access. If you wish to contact Connemara National Park, please phone 087 291 9721 You can still email us on cnp@chg.gov.ie but you may not get a response in a timely manner. Apologies for any inconvenience during this time, we hope to have the issue resolved soon.

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Connemara National Park Event 16th March

  Saturday 16th March Guided Walk 11 am Afternoon Talk 12.30 pm Story time & Activity for Children 2.30 pm Note: Walk and Talk suitable for all the family. Story time and activity suitable for children aged between 5-8 years. Limited spaces available. [caption id="attachment_460" align="alignleft" width="300"] Wood sorrel (Oxalis acetosella) (Photo by Rachel Hartland / CC BY)[/caption]                      

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National Park Closed – Storm Gareth

Visitors please be advised that Connemara National Park will be closed for the duration of Storm Gareth. Please refer to our information page on Weather Warnings. Note: Although a yellow weather warning has been issued, as a precaution all NPWS sites in Co. Galway will be closed.

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Orange Weather Alert – Park Closure

We would like to advise visitors that the National Park will be closed on February 8th for the duration of the Orange Weather Alert. For more information on the weather warning please see the following link: https://www.met.ie/warnings More information on weather warnings can be found on the following page on our website:https://www.connemaranationalpark.ie/visit-us/weather-warnings/

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National Weather Warning

Please note that there is a Status Yellow - Wind warning for Donegal, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry, which is valid from Friday 02 November 2018 15:00 to Saturday 03 November 2018 12:00. The concept behind a status YELLOW weather alert is to notify those who are at risk because of their location and/or activity, and to allow them to take preventative action. It is implicit that YELLOW level weather alerts are for weather conditions that do not pose an immediate...

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Visitor Centre opening on March 12th, 2018

The Visitor Centre for Connemara National Park will reopen for the 2018 on Monday 12th of March. We would like to remind visitors that there are no entrance fees for the National Park and this includes viewing the exhibition in the Visitor Centre and the Audio Visual. Please email cnp@chg.gov.ie or phone us on (095) 41054 / 076 100 2528 for any further queries.

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Connemara National Park Closed

  In light of the Met Eireann RED snow-ice weather warning issued FOR ALL COUNTIES, all National Parks & Nature Reserves will be closed to the public today and tomorrow. Visitors are advised to check the Department’s website and Twitter account for any further updates before planning to visit Connemara National Park after Friday 2nd of March.  

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Leenane Walking Festival Event

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Leenane Walking Festival, Connemara National Park will be hosting an evening walk in the National Park on Saturday May 5th. This event is free of charge but must be booked. Bookings must be made through the Leenane Walking Festival.

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