Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This roadside picnic area, located on Stearns District of the Daniel Boone National Forest, provides picnic shelters, a play area with horseshoes, a playing field and a short loop trail  - Alpine Loop Trail #520 (1.5 miles)

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At a Glance

Operational Hours: The picnic area is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Reservations: The shelters may be rented for a fee. For reservations, call the Stearns District office at 606-376-5323. 
Area Amenities: Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No fee is required except when renting a shelter. The shelter rental fee is $25/day. 
Open Season: Early April - Mid-November
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No camping or overnight use. Closed to motorized vehicles
Closest Towns: Somerset
Water: Potable water is available.
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Stearns Ranger District
3320 Hwy 27 North
Whitley City, KY 42653   606-376-5323

General Information

Directions:

Take US 27 north from Whitley City for 11 miles. From Burnside, take US 27 south for seven miles. Look for signs.


Accessibility:

The toilet facilities are accessible.


General Notes:
Parking:

Parking is available at the picnic area and group-use shelter. 


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Amenities

Toilets Vault toilets are available.
Picnic tables 5 sites; includes 2 shelters with fireplace/grill
Fee charged for some activities Shelter rental