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Mountain Biking Heaven in the Heart of Argyll
The Fire Tower Trail, by Lochgilphead in the Heart of Argyll, has a little bit of something for everyone, from gentle tracks to radical free-riding. The descents are described as “awesome” and there are some challenging climbs which allow you to enjoy stunning views from the top.There are 7.4km of singletrack and depending on where you start from, you can do a 19km long loop from Achnabreac.
Click here for a Fire Tower Mountain Bike Trail leaflet with map. Leaflets and maps can also be found at Crinan Cycles or Forestry Commission Offices in Lochgilphead or out of hours at Barnluasgan Visitor Centre (1 mile south of the Canal where the road divides to Tayvallich and Achnamara).
There are endless miles of forest tracks throughout Knapdale so you can enjoy an active holiday or short break in the Heart of Argyll, exploring the countryside and seeing some amazing wildlife from the comfort of your saddle.
Get your helmet on, pack a picnic and enjoy the adventure!