Loch Arklet’s Dimensions: 2.5miles long, 0.5miles wide
Road Access for Loch Arklet: Via A821 to B829
Loch Arklet is a small loch lying between Loch Katrine to the East and Loch Lomond to the West. To get there you must take the Inversnaid road from Aberfoyle.
About 10 miles from Kinlochard you will come to a T junction, turn left for Inversnaid. Loch Arklet is the Loch on your left.There is a picturesque walk along the river from Loch Arklet to Loch Lomond which is steep in places. After the footbridge there is a path leading to viewpoints between here and the Dam at Loch Arklet. The level of Loch Arklet was raised by the building of a dam, erected to supply Glasgow with water in the early part of the 20th century. As you travel along the shore of Arklet you will pass Corrie Arklet Farm where Rob Roy was married. Now the fishing rights for Loch Arklet are secured after being closed for a number of years, boats subject to availability are available so please book in advance at Loch Katrine Fisheries on 01877 386374. Fly fishing for brown trout is possible but is only permitted by boat. Petrol engines are not permitted, boat hire with electric engines is available from the Inversnaid end of the loch.
Whilst fishing or walking you may see an Osprey on the loch swooping to catch fish. This area is well known for it’s wildlife including Feral Goats.