Killykeen Forest Park


This Site is located on the shore of Lough Oughter in the lake district of Co Cavan.

Site Description

Killykeen Forest Park is located in a very scenic area of Co Cavan. It lies on the shores of Lough Oughter which is part of the River Erne system. The forest park consists of approx 240 hectares. The predominant species are Norway and Sitka Spruce  with a considerable amount of mixed woodland including Ash, Oak and Beech. Lough Oughter is renowned for course fishing with the main species of fish being pike, bream and perch and is also home to mallard and tufted duck with wigeon and pochard among the winter visitors.


Killykeen Forest Park Features

Boating/Canoeing, Fishing, Picnic Site, Walking Trails, Leisure cycling, Access for all, Forest Park,

How do I get there?

From Cavan take the R198 to Killeshandra. At approx. 10 km turn right at signpost. Travel 5km to entrance to forest park.
From Killeshandra  take the R198 to Cavan. At 10 km approx. turn left at signpost and travel 5km to forest park.

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No of car spaces:100
Car park opens:March to October 07.00
Car park closes:March to October 22.00
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Contact Info

Contact name:Mary Treacy