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Piedmont Environmental Center

1220 Penny Road

Piedmont Environmental Center (PEC) provides programs and a place to learn, conserve and enjoy the natural world through hands on experiences emphasizing the interrelated and fragile nature of life. 


PEC's mission is to get students outside. The 11 miles of foot trails and Bicentennial Greenway pass through 376 acres of beautiful hardwood and pine forests and lakeside habitats.


  • 8 miles of natural trails and access to the Bicentennial Greenway

  • Auditorium

  • Classroom

  • Educational classes for all ages, school groups and individual programs

  • North Carolina Mapscape - 70 by 30 foot walk-on topographic relief map

  • Small animal exhibits

Piedmont Environmental Center is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media