For Visitors


Clemmons Educational State Forest
2411 Old US 70 W.
Clayton, NC
(919) 553-5651
Located in the transition zone between the piedmont and coastal plain, Clemmons offers a mix of pine stands and hardwood vegetation, and a pleasant rolling terrain highlighted by streams and rock outcroppings. These features are made accessible by a series of well marked trails, accented by exhibits and displays about the ecology of a managed forest. A fascinating feature, especially to children, is a selection of talking trees and rocks. Free admission, public restrooms, picnic shelter, free parking and RV parking. Forest is partially wheelchair accessible. Open mid-March through late November. Open Tues, Thurs, & Fri, 9am-5pm. Sat & Sun, 11am-8pm (DST), 5pm (EST). Closed on Mondays.

Clayton Recreation Department
(919) 553-1550