Route begins and ends at the Raccoon State Park office just before the bridge that leaves the office parking lot. From the parking lot you head north on route 18 and cross over 18 to access Forest trail. Forest trail eventually comes to the boat launch and dam. The route continues by road for approximately a mile until you come to the Heritage trail parking lot. Continue on Heritage trail until you cross over route 18 again at Mineral Springs. From there you will continue on Heritage trail until it meets up with Appaloosa trail. The Appaloosa trail has been detoured to Pioneer camp road. From there you will take Nichols road down the hill until you meet back up to Forest trail. Forest trail eventually comes back to 18 where you will go back to the park office parking lot.