Ballard Waterfall Loop

Ballard Waterfall Trail is located at Mountain Barrack, just outside Mitchelstown, North Cork. Walking the trail takes approximately 1.5 hours, where you will walk on the roadway, forest track and paths until you reach the beautiful hidden Ballard Waterfall, while enjoying the country views all around.

Dogs are not permitted on the walk.

Route Details


This is a Moderate Trail. Trails will have steeper gradients, may have rough underfoot conditions, with protruding roots and natural features. Strong footwear recommended.




1hr 30mins

Highlights of the Route


Walkers along the Blackwater Way (Avondhu) will come across the hidden gem of Ballard Waterfall on the Muchnagh River.