Goles Forest is a 420 hectare forest that lies to the west of Draperstown.
There are no facilities for recreation activities. The public are welcome to visit this forest on foot.
There are no waymarked trails in this forest. Walkers may use the small lay-by on the B47 to access circular forest road, which follows the boundary of the forest.
There may be restrictions on access to parts of the forest from time to time due to forest operations. Pay attention to safety signage.
About this forest
The forest area has various conifer species but is mainly sitka spruce due to the peaty upland soils. The Glenelly River meanders through the lower section of the forest.
How to get there
This forest is off the B47 Draperstown to Plumbridge road and is roughly seven miles from Draperstown. There is a small car park with parking for about 20 cars.