Corravaddy/Mongorry Forest on the outskirts of Letterkenny is to be included in a 10-year national strategy for developing off-road cycling, which will be published this afternoon by Coillte.
Corravaddy/Mongorry Forest is one of 11 national sites for new off-road cycling centres that are included in the strategy.
Mountain biking has become a mainstream recreational and tourism activity across Europe with the Corravaddy/Mongorry site seen an ideal location for development of the market in Donegal
A funding application has been submitted to Interreg Funding Agency, which is supported by Donegal County Council and Donegal Mountain Biking Club.
Deputy Joe McHugh has welcomed the news - he says this could bring a major tourism boost to the county: