Biking in Roscommon
Green Heartlands Cycle Route
135 mile cycle route in South Roscommon which stretches from Roscommon town to Athlone, through a series of quiet country roads.
The terrain of the local landscape throughout the circuit is generally flat with occasional stretches of gently sloping hills which take the cyclist through a varied countryside of farmland, bog, forest, wetlands, rivers and lakes. The touring cyclist can experience the beauty of Lough Ree and sense the magnificence of the River Shannon – the longest river in Ireland. The circuit, divided into a series of daily routes, will take you through a host of small rural villages and within close proximity of the larger provincial towns of Roscommon, Athlone and Ballinasloe.