Clear Creek Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Vault Toilets at Clear Creek Picnic Area

Clear Creek Picnic Area, located on Cumberland Ranger District, is near Clear Creek Lake, Clear Creek Campground, Clear Creek Boat Ramp, Clear Creek Iron Furnace and Pioneer Weapons Wildlife Management Area.

Clear Creek Iron Furnace is a historic landmark dating back to the early 1800s. An interpretive sign at the furnace explains how the furnace was used in the region's early development.

Clear Creek Picnic Area Map

Trails Nearby:

Cave Run Lake area map

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This day-use area is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. Open from the middle of April through the beginning of November. See Recreation Schedule or call office for exact dates.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees None
Open Season: Mid-April - Mid-October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Morehead
Water: Drinking water is available.
Restroom: Toilets are available.
Information Center:
Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351

General Information


From US 60 at exit 123, take KY 211 south from Salt Lick for 4 miles. Turn left (east) on Forest Road 129 for 2 miles to Clear Creek Picnic Area.


Parking is available at the picnic area.

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Capacity of 70
Reservation InfoSites are not reservable.
No. of Sites14


Toilets Vault toilets are available.
Accessible Toilets are accessible.
Picnic tables Picnic tables are at each picnic site.
Interpretive Site Clear Creek Iron Furnace is nearby.