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39. The Knotty Pine Tract
Date of Purchase: July 16, 2004
Location: DeKalb County; Township 6S, Range 9E, Section 24
Acreage: 45.46 Acres
The Knotty Pine Tract in DeKalb County consists of 45.46 acres that serve as an addition to Desoto State Park. The tracts provides for expansion of the park’s trail system and buffer from future development on adjacent land. The tract was purchased with outdoor recreation, scientific research, and education in mind.
Rules of the Desoto State Park apply to this Forever Wild property as well. No off-road vehicles or hunting are allowed. There are no water or waste disposal sites available; please help to protect the natural integrity of the site and remove all trash generated. Developed camping and lodging, food and refreshments are available either from the State Park store or from private businesses in nearby Fort Payne.