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The College Forest neighborhood is located in eastern Greensboro, North Carolina, about three miles from the downtown area. This community is roughly bounded by McConnell Road on the north, Moody Street on the west, and East Lee Street on the south. Its main streets include Aster Drive, Llano Place, and Cyril Lane. The zip code for this Guilford County community is 27401. Other area neighborhoods include Hampton Community and McConnell Road Community to the north and Lincoln Heights and Dudley Heights to the south.
Among the many attractions near College Forest is Barber Park, located immediately south along Dans Road, within walking distance of the neighborhood. Much of this 109-acre park consists of untouched wooded areas, but it also offers playing fields, trails, playgrounds, a “sprayground” water play area, disc golf course, outdoor amphitheater, and indoor sportsplex. Residents of College Forest are also just a short drive from Gillespie Park and Spring Valley Park, both located to the west along I-40.
College Forest is a few miles east of Kindred Hospital-Greensboro, one of the most prominent medical centers in the city.
As the neighborhood’s name suggests, College Forest is close to several higher-education options. Roughly an eight-minute drive to the west is downtown Greensboro, which is home to several significant colleges and universities. Among these are the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Greensboro College, Bennett College, and North Carolina A&T State University.
The downtown area has a variety of cultural attractions. These include the Greensboro Historical Museum, the Carolina Theatre, and the Greensboro Children’s Museum.