Shallow Flats Fishing Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Shallow Flats area has a fishing platform and a wildlife observation deck. The Shallow Flats Trail  #1209  (0.25 mile) and Shallow Pond Trail #1211 (0.25 miles) are located nearby. 

Cave Run Lake area map

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Interpretive Site
Fees None
Open Season: Early April - Mid-November
Closest Towns: Morehead
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center:
Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351

General Information


A wheelchair accessible platform with a viewing scope overlooks the wetlands. 


From I-64, take exit 133 and go south on KY 801. Continue 8.6 miles to the Shallow Flats Fishing Area. 


Parking is available at the site. 



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Interpretive Site Goose observation deck