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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 and boasting 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
Type
Loop trail
Grade
Easy trail
Length
3km
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. 
Free to visit
Family friendly
Free car parking
Dog friendly
Hidden gem
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Contact details
Killykeen Forest Park ,Killykeen,Co Cavan,Republic of Ireland
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