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Get Your Daily Dose of Green Space with These Outdoor Clayton Activities

Thanks to the top-notch weather in the area, you don’t have to worry about dealing with single-digit temperatures during this time of year. In fact, the temperatures are perfect for getting outside and exploring the Great Outdoors!

While other parts of the country may have to deal with snow, you can take advantage of the sunny days and blue skies that life in Clayton provides. Looking for a few ways to get outside and enjoy the warm weather? Check out a few of the best spots in Clayton for soaking up some sunshine and fresh air.

Deep River Brewing Company

Various beer tapsAn industrial craft brewery with a wonderful beer garden located in Clayton — and, fun fact, the first legal brewery in Johnston County — Deep River Brewing Company creates American-style beers with local ingredients and flavors. The brewery hosts tours and tastings from Wednesday through Sunday and tons of other great events every month.

If you’re hoping for a drink and a bite to eat, Deep River also regularly hosts food trucks on their outdoor patio. Check their calendar for the latest info!

Clayton Community Park

Are you in search of an outdoor spot to bring the kiddos? If you have little ones in town, then the 42-acre Clayton Community Park is the place to be. With state-of-the-art playgrounds and scenic picnic spots, it’s perfect for spending an afternoon outside.

The park also provides tons of athletic courts, paved trails, and ponds. Whether you’re coming with company or spending some time alone in nature, the Clayton Community Park provides a variety of outdoor adventures.

Clemmons Educational State Forest

A paved trail in a forestFor those looking for even more green space to explore, look no further than the Clemmons Educational State Forest. With 825 acres of woods and waterfront trails to trek, the forest is perfect for learning more about the diverse and vibrant ecosystem here in Clayton.

An added bonus? There are no fees for any of the programs at the forest, so you can spend hours adventuring for free! Enlist the help of an expert ranger, or try your hand at a self-guided tour.

Explore the Great Outdoors in Clayton

In addition to all of these amazing outdoor activities, Clayton has so much more to offer. Enjoy a one-mile walking trail from The Walk at East Village to Downtown, hop on part of the Mountains-to-Sea-Trail, or tee off at one of the many golf courses in the area.

Don’t miss out on all of the outdoor opportunities that life in Clayton brings — find your new home at The Walk at East Village today. If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call at (919) 670-2581.

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