Killarney National Park

Killarney National Park

Contact Details

Address: Muckross House, Killarney National Park, Muckross, Killarney.
Telephone No: +353 64 6631440, +353 64 6631947
Fax No: +353 64 6633926

Opening Hours

Visitor Centre:
Oct - Mid Mar: On request.
Mid Mar - Sept: Daily 09:00 -17.30

Information Point at the Gate Lodge, Killarney House:
June - Mid Sep: Daily 09:30 - 17:30 daily


Admission Fees



Exhibition, toilets, disabled toilet, gardens, craft shop, car/coach parks. Universal access to Muckross House.

Restaurant/Tearooms: Muckross House: (coffee shop and  full restaurant with wine license, seating 170).
For opening times see Muckross House.

Dini's Cottage: Tearooms. Tel: +353 64 66 30085
Open: May-Sept: Daily 09:00 - 18:00

Deenagh Lodge: tea-rooms. Tel: +353 64 66 36274
Mid Mar - Oct: Daily 10:00 - 18:00

The National Park comprises of 10,000 hectares (24,700 acres) of beautiful lake and mountain scenery. The Park is famous for its' native natural habitats and species including oakholly woods, yew woods and red deer.

The National Park Visitor Centre (located at Muckross House) and the Information Point at Torc Waterfall provide information on all aspects of the park. Access for visitors with disabilities to The Visitor Centre.

The Education Centre, located at Knockreer House, provides a range of courses related to nature conservation and the ecology of The National Park for school children, students and other groups.

For information Tel: +353 64 35960 or e-mail or write to Killarney National Park, Education Centre, Knockreer House, Killarney, County Kerry.

See Also Muckross House and Gardens, Muckross Traditional Farms, Muckross Friary and Ross Castle.

Location: 6.5km from Killarney on N71 (Kenmare Road).

Guided Tours: Self-guiding trails

Leaflet/Guide Booklet: English, Irish, French, German, Italian.

Audio Visual Presentation: "Mountain, Wood, Water".

Seating: 70

Duration: 20 minutes

Languages: English, Irish, French, German