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Two lakes of the Gwydir Forest - Llyn Elsi and Llyn Parc
Introduction to Walk 1037

Photo from the walk - Two lakes of the Gwydir Forest - Llyn Elsi and Llyn Parc

Nat Park - Snowdonia - Eastern Carneddu

County/Area - Conwy

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 1300 feet / 394 metres

Time - 4 hours 30 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

The Gwydir Forest lies to the west of Betws-y-coed and this Snowdonia walk visits two of the lakes lying within the forested area. As the route is in the form of a figure of eight it is possible just to follow either the first or second parts of the walk.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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