You will find some great Lochs that are close to (or within a short drive) of the park, some of the closest and the best are listed below.
Why not travel around a few Lochs and make a day of it.
Did you know that there are around 30,000 lochs in Scotland, some small some large.
Loch Lomond is a freshwater Scottish loch, You won't find a bigger loch or lake in the whole of Britain. You can take a cruise on the Loch on a fleet of vessels operate from a number of departure points around the Loch providing a variety of cruises that will appeal to day trippers.
Loch Doon is located about 3 miles east of the town of Dalmellington, 18 miles east of Ayr, with a car park. This Loch is a great place to visit and relax.
Loch Ken is only about 9 miles long but has a great range of things to do such as Outdoor activities, including water sports and water skiing . At the northern end of the loch stands Kenmure Castle.
At St Mary's Loch you can enjoy a relaxing walk and explore the beautiful Yarrow Valley around the Border's largest natural loch. The area is well known for its natural beauty, picturesque views and history, William Wallace would rally his allies to come together to raid the nearby English settlements.
Watersports centre. An RSPB bird sanctuary is located on the loch's southern shore. There is also a highly qualified Outdoor Activity team with Instructors to guide you or your group through the techniques involved in sailing,
Loch Ard is a great place to explore bike and, with sculpture trails and play features to find, they are great fun for all the family. Watch out for woodland and water-loving wildlife along the way too.
Loch Awe is Scotland’s longest freshwater loch, stretching for 25 miles. The mountains and glens that surround Loch Awe offer epic walking and cycling. Discover rivers, waterfalls, moorland and forest as you and your family traverse this hugely diverse landscape.