Johnston County Visitors Guide 2011-2012 - (Page 12)
Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center 919-938-0115
Tucker Lake 919-894-6090
3025 Allen’s Crossroads Rd., Benson | www.tuckerslake.com
Enjoy swimming, waterslide, picnic area. Admission charged. Open from Memorial Day weekend - Labor Day weekend.
6601 Devil’s Racetrack Rd., Four Oaks | www.howellwoods.org
Howell Woods offers over 2,800 acres and 25 miles of unpaved roads and trails for small group horseback riding, mountain biking, bird watching, long-distance hiking, no-trace camping and fishing. Containing diverse flora and fauna. The site includes an exhibit hall, amphitheatre and natural resources library available for use by the public. Reservations are required for horseback riding, camping and fishing.
All-Star Park - Clayton 919-553-1550
400 Front St., Clayton | www.townofclaytonnc.org
Playground equipment, basketball court, pavillion/restroom.
Langdon’s Fishing 919-772-4122
664 Cornwallis Rd., Cleveland Township
Two ponds available for fishing. $2.00 per day per person.
Legend Park - Mountain Bike Trail 919-553-1550
550 City Rd., Clayton | www.townofclaytonnc.com
From beginner to advanced riders, this eight-mile bike trail offers rock gardens, boulders, jumps, and bridges. Trails are multi-directional. Free. Call for directions.
Benson Parks & Recreation Department/Benson Municipal Park 919-894-5117
1204 N. Johnston St., Benson | www.townofbenson.com
Youth baseball field (1), youth/adult softball field (1), batting cage, sand volleyball court, horsehoe pits (8), tennis courts (2), shuffleboard courts (4), picnic shelter with 2 grills, playground for children ages 2-12.
Neuse Adventures Canoe & Kayak Rentals 919-553-3295
Clayton Community Park 919-553-1550
2975 Covered Bridge Rd., Clayton | www.neuseadventures.com
Canoe trips at 9am and 1pm weekends or 6-8pm weekdays, during the summer. Groups of 16-20 people welcome.
1075 Amelia Church Rd., Clayton | www.townofclaytonnc.org
43 acre park that hosts numerous regional girls softball tournaments, Special Olympics, Regional Bocce Qualifiers and site of the annual NC Senior Games State Finals in midOctober in Bocce. Park amenities also include two playgrounds, picnic shelters, six tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts and walking trails.
Neuse River Walk at Smithfield Town Commons 919-934-2148
200 S. Front St., Smithfield | www.smithfield-nc.com
Take a stroll along the Neuse River Walk in historic Smithfield’s Town Commons. Watch nature, go fishing, or picnic along the river. Boat ramp located at end of Front St.
Clayton Municipal Park 919-5531550
Stallings St., Clayton | www.townofclaytonnc.org
Ball field, basketball court, tennis court, picnic shelter, fenced in playground.
Powell’s Gardens 919-936-4421
9468 US Hwy 70 E., Princeton
Enjoy a vast selection of Irises (late April-early May), Hostas (mid April-frost) and Day Lilies (late June-July). Open year round. Loleta Powell has been a gardener for over 75 years and has introduced original garden plants. Meredith Hues is the official flower for Meredith College. Free.
Clayton Parks & Recreation Department / Clayton Community Center 919-553-1550
715 Amelia Church Rd., Clayton | www.townofclaytonnc.org
Facilty includes a regulation size gym, elevated walking track, art and pottery and multipurpose activity room. Offices of Parks & Recreation are located at the center.
Richardson’s Bridge 919-707-0080
Kenly Area Parks And Recreation Center 919-284-9667
406 S. College St., Kenly
This facility includes four ball fields, a soccer complex, two tennis courts, two batting cages, gymnasium and a half mile paved walking trail.
SR 1201 off of Brogden Rd., Brogden Community | www.ncwildlife.org
Located off SR 1201 off of Brogden Road, about 15 miles southeast of Smithfield turn right on Richardson’s Bridge Rd., boat ramp is 3 miles on the right.
River Town Outfitters 919-934-4088
134 S. Third St., Smithfield | www.rivertownoutfitters.com
Living in and loving the great outdoors in beautiful eastern North Carolina! Canoes, kayaks and bike rentals located at the Buffalo Creek Greenway on the Neuse River.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Johnston County Visitors Guide 2011-2012
Johnston County Visitors Guide 2011-2012
Facts & Maps
Things to Do
History & Heritage
Nature & Outdoor
Places to Shop
Places to Eat
Places to Meet
Johnston County Visitors Guide 2011-2012