Allt Muick butterfly reserve, Loch Arkaig

This short waymarked walk climbs through the sparse birch woodland on the north side of Loch Arkaig. From mid-May to late June this walk offers a great chance to spot Chequered Skipper butterflies, whose caterpillars hibernate here through the winter.


Waymarked grass and earth trail, very boggy in places.

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Allt Muick butterfly reserve car park, Loch Arkaig. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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