State Forests are an ambivalent thing. The designation means they are in possession of the state, and managed as such. This means logging, hunting, fishing, and depending on the extent of the above, the availability of roads and trails for public use.
There are beautiful spots like Pine Lake. The fire tower offers a view of the gypsum mine near Shoals. There is a lot going on underground here.
offer nested views in the past.
The Tank Spring Trail leads to another abondoned place, an old water reservoir.
The sink holes are ready.