Activities in Flora and Clay County
While visiting Flora’s historic B&O Railroad Depot and Museum, here are other places to visit and events to participate in.
Charley Brown Park
Located 3 miles east of Flora on Old U.S. 50 Highway is a 100-acre facility owned and operated by the City of Flora. Camping sites shaded under large oak trees offer hook-ups for very reasonable fees from May 1 through November 1. The park offers a modern swimming pool, playground areas, picnic shelter areas, and a lake. It is also the home of Little Toot Railroad. A nine-hole golf course, the Clay County Fair and a Christian Service Camp also call the park home. For information, call 618-662-8313 or 618-662-8202.
Little Toot Railroad
An historic miniature train offers rides to children and adults of all ages through beautiful Charley Brown Park from May through September. The train operates on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; on Sundays from noon to 4 p.m.; and on Memorial Day, Independence Day and Labor Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For information call 618-662-8040 or visit www.littletootrailroad.com. GPS location N38 39.971’ W088 32.337’
Flora Country Club
This nine-hole golf course adjoins Charley Brown Park and is open to the public. The clubhouse offers cart rentals, food and refreshments. Tee times are available and the course is open year round. For information, call 618-662-2500.
Clay County Speedway
Racing fans can find their interests at Clay County Speedway, located three miles north of Flora on U.S. 45. The track is open on Saturdays from 4 to 11:30 p.m. For information on scheduled races, call 618-662-6825 or visit www.claycountyspeedwayonline.com.