Doorly Park is located along the riverside in Sligo town, about 10 minute walk from the town centre. In the 19th century Colonel W G Woodmartin of Cleveragh developed this wetland on his estate. A series of ponds were excavated and drier areas were planted with oak, scots pine and a number of other species of tree. There is a nature trail through the park and a picnic area. Recent development includes a new cycling /walking amenities which include 1Km adding to the existing 4km walking trail with looped link pathway to connect existing woodland and cycling pathway. The is also a childrens playground and outside gym located in the area.