Cloghan is a village located in the rural centre of Co Donegal on the R252 regional road. It is 13km northwest of the twin towns of Ballybofey and Stranorlar and is 22km from Letterkenny. Cloghan boasts one of the most prolific wild salmon and sea trout fishing areas in Ireland. The Finn River System includes a catchment area of about 510 square kilometres (195 sq mi) and includes up to 20 loughs as well as the River Finn and River Reelan. The area is also noted as a hunting location and has miles of hiking trails in the Bluestack Mountains that divides County Donegal, north from south. Local amenities include the Isaac Butt Heritage Centre, a shop/filling station and two pubs.