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Clemmons Educational State Forest

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Take your kids, talk to the trees

Just a nice visit, the kids can push buttons on trees to hear about different type of trees growing... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Clayton, North Carolina
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 January 10, 2018
Clayton, North Carolina
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2411 Old US 70 Hwy W, Clayton, NC 27520-6510
+1 919-553-5651
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just a nice visit, the kids can push buttons on trees to hear about different type of trees growing in the woods. A nice walk. I recommend it even without kids.

Thank dav1dAllison122
Reviewed January 10, 2018

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

2  Thank chuckm22
Reviewed October 2, 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

1  Thank Kevin E
Reviewed September 17, 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 September 12, 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 September 4, 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 Joan W
Reviewed August 11, 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 July 21, 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 June 1, 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 May 22, 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
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Haley M
April 12, 2018|
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August 2, 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
June 14, 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.