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Forest Demonstration Trail

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Trail

2.0 mile 3.2 kilometer loop
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 62' 19 m
Descent: -62' -19 m
High: 253' 77 m
Low: 224' 68 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)

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This trail offers an opportunity to see a forest in various stages of management and learn about forest management.

CleanJordanLake frandigiano@cleanjordanlake.org

Features Birding · Lake · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Thanksgiving through January 31, the forest is closed on weekends. Closed on state holidays.

Description

This is a longer (2 mile) trail that is well-marked and easy to follow. There are a few gradual grades that are not steep or difficult to traverse. It is primarily packed dirt, but with grassy cover in some areas. The trail offers a bench to view the lake roughly half-way through. This trail offers multiple opportunities to see and learn about different forestry management techniques and practices, and there are a great diversity of forest types and wildlife viewing opportunities.

Flora & Fauna

Variety of wildflowers, butterflies, songbirds, frogs and toads easily seen—deer, beaver, bald eagles, and osprey are potentially more difficult to see.

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A portion of the Forest Demonstration Trail
Oct 21, 2017 near Fearrin…, NC
View of the surrounding forest from the Talking Tree Trail.
Oct 21, 2017 near Fearrin…, NC
The Forest Demonstration Trail explains how the forest is managed for different successional stages
Oct 21, 2017 near Fearrin…, NC

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