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Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest

Carl Alwin Schenck Memorial Forest is a 245-acre forest managed by North Carolina State University as a teaching and research forest.  The forest is located in Raleigh just off Wade Avenue and near to William B. Umstead State Park.  The park has several miles of trails for hiking and viewing nature, but dogs and bicycles are prohibited in the forest.

The forest is named for Carl Alwin Schenck, a pioneer in the field of US forestry.  Schenck was the forester for the Biltmore Estate and founded the Biltmore Forest School in Asheville.


External Links:

NCSU website: http://cnr.ncsu.edu/fer/dept/schenckm.html