Cawood Picnic Area


Area Status: Closed

Cawood Picnic Area

Cawood Picnic Area is located along a creek shaded by large hemlock trees. The site amenities include grills, picnic tables, horseshoe pits and toilet facilities. This area once served as a Civilian Conservation Corps camp during the 1930s. It is located on the Redbird District

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for winter. Reopens spring 2023.
Operational Hours:  Day use area only - open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Parking
Open Season: April through October
Restroom: Accessible Chemical Toilets
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General Information

Directions:

Located approximately 3 miles north of the junction of KY 221 with US 421 in Leslie County, just north of the Harlan County line.


Accessibility:

The vault toilets are accessible, as well as some of the picnic tables.  


Parking:

Parking is available at the picnic area.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Picnicking

The capacity of this site is 100.

No. of Sites 12
Difficulty Level: Easy

Amenities

Picnic tables: Picnic tables and pedestal grills
Parking: Parking is available at the site
Accessible: The toilet and some of the picnic tables are accessible.

Related Information

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Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.936650

  Longitude : 
-83.372361