The Claytor Nature Study Center offers open fields, woodlands, riverside cliffs, wetlands, a wide variety of flora and fauna, and over two miles of trails.
Historically managed as a farm since the late 1700s, some sections are now managed for environmental conservation and restoration as part of agreements with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
View a topographic map of CNSC (140K).
A few areas are still managed as farmland. In 2007, the Claytor Nature Study Center was awarded the Bedford County Conservation Farm of the Year.