Longleaf Pine illustration with NCFS Shield Clemmons Educational State Forest

Longleaf Pine illustration with NCFS Shield Clemmons Educational State Forest

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Forest Projects


About:

The first of North Carolina's Educational State Forests, Clemmons opened in 1976 in Johnston County. Featuring self-guided trails and exhibits, as well as Ranger-conducted classes, the forest offers a wealth of experiences for the senses and the mind.


Forest Features:

  • Outdoor Education Workshops
  • Picnic Facilities
  • Ranger Conducted Classes
  • Trails
    • Forest Geology Trail with "Talking Rocks"
    • "Talking Tree" Trail
    • Forest Demonstration Trail
    • Watershed Extension Loop

Location:

Public Access Hours of Operation:

March 1 through October 31
Tuesday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

November 1 through end of February
Tuesday-Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday Closed
Closed designated N.C. state holidays including Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years


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