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Killykeen Forest Park
Cavan Town, Co. Cavan
Walking Forest park
Revel in County Cavan’s famed lakeland scenery on a 3km forest loop by tranquil Lough Oughter. Nestled between Killeshandra and Cavan Town, the Killykeen Forest Park - Nature Trail is an easy, family-friendly route.

Killykeen Forest Park is a picturesque forest park wrapped around the idyllic Lough Oughter lake system, at 240ha it boasts a network of charming woodland walking routes.

The Killykeen Forest Park - Nature Trail is a 3km loop and takes one hour to complete. Following lush forest paths, you’ll spot tree species like Norway and Sitka Spruce, Ash, Oak and Beech and of course, stunning lakeshore views.

In addition to Killykeen Forest Park’s multi-access walking trails and paths, you’ll also find convenient picnic areas, a swimming area and a family cycle trail too.

Perched just outside Cavan Town and close to Killeshandra, both towns offer a spread of welcoming pubs, cafés and restaurants.

Trail details
Estimated time
1 hour
Why we like it
  •  One of County Cavan’s most beautiful spots, Killykeen also hosts a 12km off-road cycle and walking trail between the forest park and nearby Killeshandra. 
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