Schenck Memorial Forest

Raleigh , North Carolina

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This hike explores the woods of Schenck Memorial Forest, a North Carolina State University property. You first join the Francis L. Liles Trail then come alongside Richland Creek, following it to meet Reedy Creek Road and other potential trail connections. Next, backtrack a bit before continuing up Richland Creek. Explore richly wooded bottomlands before looping back to the trailhead via a gated forest road, passing the forest arboretum.
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by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)

This hike explores the woods of Schenck Memorial Forest, a North Carolina State University property. You first join the Francis L. Liles Trail then come alongside Richland Creek, following it to meet Reedy Creek Road and other potential trail connections.

Next, backtrack a bit before continuing up Richland Creek. Explore richly wooded bottomlands before looping back to the trailhead via a gated forest road, passing the forest arboretum.

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Activity Type: Hiking
Nearby City: Raleigh
Distance: 2.6
Trail Type: Loop/Lollipop
Skill Level: Moderate
Duration: 1- 2 hours
Season: Year-round
Local Contacts: Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources, North Carolina State University, 2800 Faucette Dr., Raleigh, NC 27607; (919) 5152891; http://cnr.ncsu.edu
Local Maps: Schenck Forest Trail Map and Educational Signs; USGS Raleigh West
Driving Directions: Directions to Schenck Memorial Forest

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