Clayton River Walk on the Neuse is a beautiful 4-mile, 10-foot wide paved trail that begins at the Wake County/Johnston County line and parallels the Neuse River. It is part of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, which connects Clingman's Dome in North Carolina's Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Jockey's Ridge State Park at the coast. Clayton's section has also been designated as part of the 2,500-mile East Coast Greenway that will extend from Maine to Florida, linking cities in every state on the eastern seaboard.

Clayton River Walk on the Neuse connects with the Sam's Branch Greenway, a 3 mile 10-foot-wide paved multi-purpose trail which is adorned with a public art project involving local artists and school children, and takes hikers and bikers even closer to Downtown Clayton.


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