Tanglewood Park

Tanglewood Park

Tanglewood Park is a great place to get outdoors, unwind, and relax.  There’s something for just about everyone with playgrounds, hiking trails, a dog park and concert shell.  You can also have fun horseback riding, spending the afternoon on pedal boats or enjoying a game or two of tennis.

Additionally, there are two golf courses at the park.  Tanglewood Park is conveniently located between Clemmons and Bermuda Run.  Get outside and enjoy all that Tanglewood Park has to offer.

Address: 4061 Clemmons Rd, Clemmons, NC 27012
Website: http://www.forsyth.cc/parks/tanglewood/
Phone: 336-703-6494

Featuring 26 spectacular gardens that showcase seasonal flowers, ornamental shrubs, and a wide variety of trees native to the area, The Arboretum and Gardens at Tanglewood is one of the most beautiful outdoor attractions in Clemmons. Nestled behind Tanglewood’s historic Manor House, the gardens are open to the public year-round and are planted and cared for by master gardener volunteers and other interested gardeners.

The diverse collection of native flora, herbs, trees, and shrubs is maintained for the enjoyment of residents and visitors to Clemmons and is also used as an outdoor classroom for the education of local adults, school children, garden clubs, and landscape professionals.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

Tanglewood Park offers state-of-the-art playgrounds, which means safety and fun are the top priorities. There are two playgrounds within the park. One is located adjacent to Shelter #4 and the other is near Mallard Lake. Public picnic areas and restrooms are available at each playground. Both playgrounds are open daily from 7 a.m. to dusk year round.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

The Yadkin River, its tributaries, and lakes provide multiple opportunities for recreation throughout the river basin. Enjoy boating, tubing, swimming, fishing, camping, hiking and relaxing on and around the Yadkin River.

The access point to the Yadkin River within Tanglewood Park is located at GPS Coordinates:

N 36º00.83’ W 80º25.01’

This is a gravel access point with moderate parking capacity. Ask for directions to the access point at the main park entrance.

Visit Tanglewood Stables and take in all of Tanglewood Park’s natural beauty while riding a horse. Miles of dedicated bridle paths will guide you through Tanglewood’s vast woodlands.

Larger groups my want to opt for an old fashioned hayride as just the right activity to bring everyone together. Horse drawn carriages, riding lessons, and horse boarding are also available by reservation. Come and experience the tradition and charm of the Tanglewood Stables!

Photos by Tom McCulloch

The historic Championship Course was designed by legendary architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Since opening in 1958, it has a rich tradition of hosting some of golf’s most prestigious tournaments.

The Reynolds Course at Tanglewood was also designed by architect, Robert Trent Jones, Sr. This golf course boasts multiple sets of tees with fun, yet challenging, terrain.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

Tanglewoof is designed for dogs to legally run off-leash. The 2.3 acre fenced area has a separate section for small dogs and another larger area for big dogs.

The off-leash dog area offers water fountains for people, another fountain bowl for dogs, scattered benches, trash can receptacles, and dog waste stations. The dog park is free to the public and is located across from the RV Campground.

Enjoy some fun on the water in a colorful pedal boat! Available for rent at Mallard Lake within Tanglewood Park, kids and parents can take advantage of this fun venue. Stop by the concession stand and rent one today!

Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult on the dock and the pedal boats. Life jackets, of course, must be worn at all times.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

Tanglewood Park has a great multi-use, asphalt trail that is perfect for jogging, biking, or take a peaceful stroll through the woods. The trail is 10 feet wide and is accessible via parking lots on Northtrail Road or at Shelter #2.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

The Tanglewood Community Tennis Center is a first-rate facility committed to tennis and serving the Clemmons area. The Tennis Center has six lighted clay courts and four lighted cushion-hard courts.

Clinics, lessons and leagues for both adults and juniors are available at the center. Stop by the pro shop to get your gear or take advantage of the racquet stringing service. Head out and have some tennis fun!

Photos by Tom McCulloch

Get ready to fly high on the BMX track at Tanglewood Park. The nearly quarter-mile downhill track has fast straight-aways, paved banked turns and multiple mounds for catching air.

Come test your skills or watch your favorite rider from the grandstands. The facility is family-friendly with picnic tables, concessions and acres of parking.

Photos courtesy Tanglewood BMX

Ready for some off-roading? Grab your mountain bike and pick one of the three trails at Tanglewood Park that is suited to your skill level. Choose from the 1.5 mile beginner trail, the 2.0 mile moderate trail, or the 3.8 mile advanced trail.

All the trails are maintained by volunteers and there may be detours in place as erosion abatement and trail reclamation efforts are under way.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

The Aquatic Center at Tanglewood Park is the perfect place to beat the heat and cool off. The newly renovated facility has many new amenities, including a winding tubing river, two new slides, a splash pad with fun water features, and lots of extended deck space.

The children’s pool area features a tumble bucket, raindrop, starburst, and lemon drops. The lap pool area has two diving boards and two water slides to keep the fun flowing.

Photos by Tom McCulloch

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