Shallow Pond Trail #1211

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Shallow Pond Trail #1211 starts at the Shallow Flats Fishing Site and provides views of ponds and wildlife. 

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Shallow Flats Fishing Site is located on the Cumberland Ranger District, Daniel Boone National Forest. Cave Run Lake is widely known for its scenic beauty and varied outdoor recreation opportunities. The lake is also the home of Kentucky's state record muskie. This 8,270-acre lake is jointly operated and managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Forest Service. 

You must comply with all regulations established by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources concerning fishing, boating and waterway safety laws. Licenses and regulation guides are available at most retail stores.

Trailhead: Shallow Flats Fishing Area

Trail Connections: Shallow Flats Trail #1209

At a Glance

Fees None
Restrictions: This trail is developed for hiking only. 
Closest Towns: Morehead
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center: Cumberland Ranger District
2375 KY 801 South
Morehead, KY 40351

General Information


This trail does not meet accessibility standards for persons with disabilities. 


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 trailhead parking area. 



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