Torc Waterfall, Killarney, Kerry

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  • Created: January 22, 2013
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Kerry
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Torc Waterfall is a stunning waterfall at the base of Torc Mountain just 5 miles (8.0 km) from Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland on the N71 Kilalrney Kenamre road. It is one of the top 10 Things to See around Killarney and a main stop for tourists on the famous Ring of Kerry scenic drive which starts and end in Killarney. The waterfall is approximately 20 metres high and is best viewed after heavy rainfall.

A car park is available here and its only short walk of approx 300 metres to the waterfall. Across the road from the car park jaunting cars can be hired for a trip to Muckross House and Gardens within the National Park.

From here you can also take the nearby steps which lead to another viewing point at a higher altitude that provides a great view over the Middle Lake. This path is also part of the Kerry Way long distance walking route, a route to the top of Torc Mountain and a starting point for plenty other walking routes which are shown at the bottom of this page.
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The main entrance to the Killarney National Park is only 500m closer to Killarney town and you can also walk here from the grounds of Muckross House and Gardens in the National Park accross the road..

There are also many other walks in the area. Use our Map of Ireland and Sat Nav tool to get directions to the start point and our detailed maps and GPS on our ActiveME iPhone App and Android App to find and follow the walking route live on screen and keep on track. At all times, our maps and App should be used in conjunction with proper map and compass navigation techniques. Feel free to send us your photos and add you own star rating, comments or suggestions below.

1. Torc Waterfall, Killarney, Kerry

Altitude: 61 m
 

Torc Waterfall is a stunning waterfall at the base of Torc Mountain just 5 miles (8.0 km) from Killarney in County Kerry, Ireland on the N71 Kilalrney Kenamre road. It is one of the top 10 Things to See around Killarney and a main stop for tourists on the famous Ring of Kerry scenic drive which starts and end in Killarney. The waterfall is approximately 20 metres high and is best viewed after heavy rainfall.

A car park is available here and its only short walk of approx 300 metres to the waterfall. Across the road from the car park jaunting cars can be hired for a trip to Muckross House and Gardens within the National Park.

From here you can also take the nearby steps which lead to another viewing point at a higher altitude that provides a great view over the Middle Lake. This path is also part of the Kerry Way long distance walking route, a route to the top of Torc Mountain and a starting point for plenty other walking routes which are shown at the bottom of this page.
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The main entrance to the Killarney National Park is only 500m closer to Killarney town and you can also walk here from the grounds of Muckross House and Gardens in the National Park accross the road..

There are also many other walks in the area. Use our Map of Ireland and Sat Nav tool to get directions to the start point and our detailed maps and GPS on our ActiveME iPhone App and Android App to find and follow the walking route live on screen and keep on track. At all times, our maps and App should be used in conjunction with proper map and compass navigation techniques. Feel free to send us your photos and add you own star rating, comments or suggestions below.