Killykeen Forest Park

Killykeen Forest Park

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Name Killykeen Forest Park County Cavan Nearest Town Cavan Town Access Road N3 About Ten kilometres of Cavan Town is Killykeen Forest Park, in the heart of Cavan's lakelands.

Marked trails lead into the dark forests where visitors can view the park's fauna and flora, disturbed only by the sound of birdsong and the rippling waters of Lough Erne and Lough Oughter.

Killykeen is a special place in all seasons and at all times.

Killykeen Forest Park has long been recognised for its interesting history and all seasons recreational qualities, located just five miles from Cavan town and saddles on either side of the Lough Oughter system.

Killykeen is popular with visitors and favoured for its walking trails through the leafy glades and along the lake shores.

In recent years, holiday chalets have been built and they attract a lot of visitors in the summer months.

Lough Oughter is a lake, or complex of lakes, in covering approximately 1,464 hectares.

It is on the River Erne, and forms the southern part of the Lough Erne complex.

The lakes are bounded roughly by Belturbet in the north; Cavan Town to the east; Crossdoney to the south and Killeshandra to the west.