Balnaguard Glen follows a steep-sided gorge cut by the Balnaguard Burn and offers spectacular views across rolling Perthshire hills. It is notable for its juniper woodland. The reserve is home to a variety of butterflies, and red squirrel and deer sightings are also possible.
Please help protect our juniper trees by wearing clean boots on site, especially if you have visited other juniper areas, as plant diseases are often spread by mud and soil.
Due to recent weather the footpath is currently very muddy. Wellingtons or very stout footwear is advised.
From the A9 (northbound), take the B898 just after Dunkeld. Follow this road right through Balnaguard village. Take the next left and then immediately turn right, along a track parallel to the B898. After a short distance you will arrive at the car park.
Enter the reserve through a gate from the car park. Walking up the edge of a field, you will come to a threshold sign and a stile. Follow waymarkers on a circular route to the top of the reserve.
The footpath is steep and rough in places, with stiles at various points along the route. Please keep to the footpaths as landslips are possible in other areas. Path conditions can be rough and wet, so stout waterproof footwear is recommended.
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