Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest

Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest is a 3,800-acre US Forest Service tract of virgin forest named in memory of poet Joyce Kilmer, best known for his poem “Trees”.  The memorial forest is a popular family hiking destination and features an easy two-mile, figure-eight trail that includes a memorial plaque at the juncture of the two loops.The virgin forest is home to old growth Poplar trees, some more than 100 feet tall and 20 feet round.

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