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Clemmons Educational State Forest

2411 Old US 70 Hwy W, Clayton, NC 27520-6510
+1 919-553-5651
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Excellent trails for short or full day hikes

Very well maintained trails for hiking less than a mile up to about six miles. Varied terrain with... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Clayton, North Carolina
Nice surprise for clayton

This is a nice area for clayton when you want to get away and take a hike through God’s land... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Kevin E
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“talking trees” (17 reviews)
“picnic tables” (6 reviews)
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2411 Old US 70 Hwy W, Clayton, NC 27520-6510
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very well maintained trails for hiking less than a mile up to about six miles. Varied terrain with excellent education stops and information on several of the trails. Pavillons for large or small outings available. Closed in Winter months

Thank chuckm22
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is a nice area for clayton when you want to get away and take a hike through God’s land. Beautiful nature with hiking trails throughout the forest They have a lake that you can enjoy. It’s really peaceful... not a commercially developed park but...More

Thank Kevin E
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful forest. Relaxing place to walk with kids. They have talking trees to provide info. There are spaces to rent for parties.

Thank 13CCB
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went here just to check it out. They have pathways to hike through the park. It is nice woods easy paths to walk. When we were done we bbq'd on their bbqs which are clean and well maintained. If you are looking for a...More

Thank David Swearengi... S
Reviewed 4 September 2017

I love this park. Close to home, it is so beautiful and has some great walking/running trails. Heavily wooded, nice natural well kept trails. Not appropriate for anyone with stroller. A gem.

Thank jwsPackersFan
Reviewed 12 August 2017

A very well maintained piece of forest with a few nice fairly short hiking trails. There are a number of push button audio boxes telling little kids about the particular trees in the areas. There are numerous facility buildings along the walks with a few...More

Thank Bibliotekr
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful forest, clean and safe. Great for all ages. Educational and relaxing. Easy to get to. Great trails to do some hiking. Bring a picnic lunch.

Thank wendygavin56
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I have taken the kids here and used the shorter routes. Then my sister and her family came to visit and we got lost, big time. They need better trail markers.

Thank Starla N
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Went for a short walk. Since I hadn't been in quite a while, I was eager to find out if they had any more trails. Once there, to my surprise, there were 3 new trails. The trails are suppose to be marked with with colored...More

Thank Duck240
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We have lived here too long without visiting this place! We were there on a Saturday, and only the 2 picnic shelters were in use. There are probably another 20 picnic tables in the shade of the pines and hardwoods, scattered around the entrance.There are...More

Thank Janice G
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3 August 2017|
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Response from wendygavin56 | Reviewed this property |
no , fishing is not permitted. but kids love feeding the turtles ,bread only
Ashley R
15 June 2017|
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Response from Duck240 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the short trail is stroller friendly. The longer trail is somewhat tougher.
10 April 2017|
Response from jpgaccts | Reviewed this property |
No charge.