Cawood Picnic Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

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.

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At a Glance

Operational Hours:  Day use area only - open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Picnic tables,Parking
Fees None
Open Season: Early April - End of October
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Manchester
Water: Nonpotable
Restroom: Accessible Chemical Toilets
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service
Information Center:
Redbird Ranger District
91 Peabody Road
Big Creek, KY 40914
606-598-2192

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

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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.


https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/dbnf/recreation/recarea/?recid=39838