Ballycroy is located along the northwest coast of Mayo on the N59 between Mulranny and Banor Erris. It is in the Barony of Erris and boasts some of the most wild and rugged landscape in the West. It is home to the Ballycroy National Park and Wildlife Visitors Centre located in the centre of the village. The village also has two pubs, a post office, church, grocery shops and a Community Centre.