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Clemmons Educational State Forest

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Address: 2411 Old U.S. 70 West, Clayton, NC 27520
Phone Number: (919) 553-5651
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Tue - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Great way to expend energy with your children and/or animals

Beautiful park with "talking" trees and rocks, so entertaining for young children. Easy less than a mile trail walk. Great picnic area. Definitely family friendly place!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Alecia H
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Clayton, North Carolina
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Clayton, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Beautiful park with "talking" trees and rocks, so entertaining for young children. Easy less than a mile trail walk. Great picnic area. Definitely family friendly place!

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Clayton, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent NC state park with multiple trails, good knowledge of trees/animals, a large lake to feed the fish, barbecue pits and places for picnics. Great place to walk a big dog safely Free in Clayton, come and get some exercise in nature

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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Grounds are well kept...there are restroom facilities...nice trails to walk, that teach you about the trees / the history of the trees. Picnic tables, shelters and grills are available. Always okay to bring the pets. We go here several times a year and will continue to do so! Also a nice place for a family reunion. Lots of space in... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We had a great time walking through the trails here and seeing the fish at the small dock. The picnic tables are a great place to have lunch as part of the visit. Highly recommend.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I live in Clayton, NC and visit Clemmons Educational State Forest quite often. It is a great place to go with family and friends. I recommend each person wearing a whistle in case someone gets lost. If you have bread, you can feed the ducks in the pond. Each time I go I try to take a different route. With... More 

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Clayton, North Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

No better place for "a walk in the woods"! Several well-marked trails of varying difficulty. All with themes to help you learn more about the forest. Among others, there's a talking tree trail and a rock trail.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

My husband and I went here with a few family members this past fall. It was a nice hike where there are informational stops informing you about the different trees growing in the area. It was a relaxing hike and not very strenuous. There are longer and shorter routes.

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Clayton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Clemmons Educational State Forest: There are talking trees. Really no joke. This is great for kids and very educational for all ages.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Clemmons Forest is an Educational State Forest located in Johnston and Wake Counties just outside Clayton. As an Educational State Forest, it's primary function is to educate the public about forest ecology and management. There are numerous informational points and forest rangers are available for questions and to conduct classes. One of the more interesting aspects of the forest are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The "talking" trees are interesting, but the best thing we enjoyed was the nature walk. There is a very large pond and there are places to picnic also. A couple of hours spent outdoors, and real close to home!

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Additional Information about Clemmons Educational State Forest

Address: 2411 Old U.S. 70 West, Clayton, NC 27520
Phone Number: (919) 553-5651
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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