Ballycroy National Park is Irelands sixth national park. It comprises 11,000 hectares of Atlantic blanket bog and mountainous terrain, covering a vast uninhabited and unspoilt wilderness. It is part of the Natura 2000 network, which protect rare and important habitats and species under the EU Habitats and Birds Directive.

The Visitor Centre at Ballycroy National Park houses an Interactive exhibition on the habitats of the park and the surrounding area, a dedicated classroom, Nature Trail with pond and Tea Room with light lunches.