The trail begins behind the monument and loops through a small portion of the forest. Many different plants such as grapevine, blackgum, various oaks and greenbrier exist in the understory. The trail overstory is mainly shortleaf pine planted by the children and a few scattered oaks.
Trail description and directions are courtesy of the U.S. Forest Service. The USFS home page is www.fs.fed.us
Children’s Forest trail is located in the National Children’s Forest off FDR 351. From Covington take State Route 18 South eight miles. Turn left on to Route 613. Follow 613 to end and turn right on to FDR 3511. The trailhead is on the left behind the Children’s Forest Monument area.
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