4. KILLYKEEN FOREST PARK

Distance 0.5km or 4.6km

KILLYKEEN FOREST PARK

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Killykeen Forest Park is located in the heart of Irelands Hidden Heartlands between Killeshandra and Cavan Town. There are two entrances to Killykeen. Enter from Cavan town side on the R198 or from Killeshandra on the L1509.

 

Killykeen is located approximately 13km from Cavan Town and 6.5km from Killeshandra. There are four marked trails and a family cycle trail in Killykeen. Killykeen lies on the shores of Lough Oughter and is part of the River Erne system.

 

Lough Oughter is renowned for coarse fishing. It is also home to a huge variety of water fowl and birds, especially mallard, tufted duck and in the winter, wigeon and pochard. Walkers and cyclists can exit the park on the Killeshandra side and follow the marked trail all the way to Killeshandra.

 

Terrain Forest park and lake shore on secure paths

Grade Easy to Moderate

Time 15 mins to 2 hours

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Trails:

Killeshandra – Killykeen 0.5 – 20 Km
Access for all trail 0.5km
Gartanoul shore walk 2 Km
Gartanoul Loop trail 4.6 Km
Family cycle trail 3 Km

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