Meenachullion Nature Reserve, Donegal

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Donegal
  • DistanceInstructions
  • Distance9.21 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude89 m
  • Peak242 m
  • Climb161 m
  • Descent161 m

The Meenachullion Nature Reserve in County Donegal is an area of lowland blanket bog vegetation and wet grassy heath. It is located on the southern edge of the Lough Barra blanket bog complex north of Gubben Hill and is part of the headwaters of a major tributary of the Gweebarra River. It includes fenland and several small pool and lake complexes with various breeding birds use the site and a small flock of the globally vulnerable goose Anser albifrons flavirostris occurs in winter. Its a great spot for Bird Watching.

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