The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
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    North Carolina has six Educational State Forests that have been developed as living environmental education centers. These forests are designed to promote a better understanding of the value of forests in our lives.
   Tuttle Educational State Forest, located near Lenoir, offers a rich mixture of mountain hardwoods and pines, rhododendron, flame azaleas and a variety of wildflowers. These features are accessible to the visiting public by a series of well-marked trails accented by exhibits and displays depicting the ecology of the managed forest. Tuttle boasts a wide variety of pines and hardwoods plus rolling terrain and clear streams. These features are accessible by a series of well-marked trails accented by exhibits and displays which explain the ecology of the managed forest.

Website: Tuttle Educational State Forest
Location: 11/2 hours east of Asheville
Address: 3420 Playmore Beach Road, Lenoir NC 28655
Telephone: 828-757-5608
Hours: Mid-March to Mid-November. Closed Mondays, Call office for hours.
Fees: None
Allow: Two hours
Directions: From Asheville take Exit 103 Burkmont Avenue to  Highway 18-64 north towards Lenoir. Turn left onto SR 1311. The forest will be on your right.

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