Hogganfield Park Local Nature Reserve (Glasgow)

The main attraction of the park is Hogganfield Loch, a large shallow loch with a wooded island. Hogganfield Park is a 48 hectares/119 acres site and is excellent for bird watching or simply walking. Access is very easy, with a tarmac path all the way around the loch edge. There is a wide variety of water birds on the loch, including some rarities.

The park was awarded a Green Flag in 2013. The Green Flag Award is the benchmark national standard for quality parks and green spaces.

Several park ponds are managed for wildlife and/or had their banks naturalised and planted with native species improving them as wildlife habitats. In particular Robroyston Park LNR, Springburn Park, Festival Park and Dams to Darnley are worth a visit.

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Hogganfield Park, Glasgow, G33 3UJ

Hogganfield Park Local Nature Reserve (Glasgow)