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The Country Forest neighborhood in Raleigh is comprised of ranch-style homes on oversize lots. The area is heavily wooded, with homes set far back from the streets. The neighborhood is lightly populated, with minimal residences, which means leaving much of the area in a natural state.
To the west of the neighborhood, residents have access to Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve and can enjoy all the park has to offer. Several miles of hiking trails through natural forest feature the Eastern Hemlock and scenic overlooks. The preserve is rich in wildlife and bird species, providing visitors with hours of observation.
To the east of the Country Forest community is Lake Johnson Nature Park, a scenic park with challenging trails and that is a favorite spot for jogging and biking. After a jog, visitors can sit back and enjoy one of the park’s comfortable rocking chairs while watching the sunset over the 150-acre lake.
East of Lake Johnson Nature Park is the Lonnie Poole Golf Course, which was designed by Arnold Palmer on the campus of North Carolina State University. The professional design and layout make this public course a favorite golfing destination.
Residents have easy access to the Crossroads Plaza for all of their shopping needs. The plaza features more than 60 stores catering to clothing, shoes, pets, personal grooming, and dental and eye needs. It also contains a number of specialty stores and a variety of fast-food venues and restaurants.
The 665-bed Rex Healthcare provides full-service treatment for Country Forest and neighboring communities.
The Country Forest neighborhood, located in ZIP code 27606, is accessed via Campbell Road. The neighborhood is comprised of Country Forest Drive and Timberwood Court. Yates Mill Pond Road and Holly Springs Road border the community.