Forked Pine Nature Trail

EASY 7 reviews
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Forked Pine Nature Trail is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Henderson, Tennessee that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

1.0 miles
111 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly

nature trips



This is an easy loop located in Chickasaw State Park in West Tennessee. The trail features some impressive short leaf pines and white oaks and traverses thru an abundance of ferns in the lower areas. Chickasaw State Park was named for the Chickasaw Indians who once inhabited West Tennessee and North Mississippi. The 1,400 acres of land located in West Tennessee along the border of Hardeman and Chester Counties was one of Tennessees 20 New Deal-era state parks. The territory became a state park in 1955 when all park duties returned to state control, and the park and forest lands were deeded to the state. The park is situated on some of the highest terrain in west Tennessee. Of the areas 14,384 acres of timberland, 1,280 acres are used for recreation. Chickasaw State Park offers various activities for visitors to embark on including more than four miles of easy to moderate hiking trails and bicycle friendly roads. Guests can utilize the rowboats and pedal boats available for rent on Lake Placid.

23 days ago

Really beautiful hike that can be extended by taking connecting trails. Had three children with me, and they did very well. We loved seeing all the wildlife along the trail. Seas of butterflies, and dragonflies wafting through the air. Stunning and fun day for the family.

1 month ago

Great short trail! Modest incline, enough to make you work a little. The pines are amazing! Trail was clean and natural, easy to find and follow! Enjoyed it immensely!

Saturday, June 13, 2015

It's a nice little trail that loops the lake. Very easy trail with a few bridges. You can spot several birds and turtles if you're lucky. Take the whole family on this hike for a fun afternoon.

Monday, June 16, 2014

This is an easy loop trail featuring some impressive pines probably planted in the 1930's by CCC camp workers when the park was originally constructed. You can make this into a good day hike by adding the lake loop and friends loop.

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Sunday, June 15, 2014