Best Public Parks in Raleigh

Expert recommended Top 3 Public Parks in Raleigh, North Carolina. All of our public parks face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


520 Ashe Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27606 Directions

Since 1887

Open Space, Softball Field, Restrooms, Playgrounds, Shelters, Greeny Fields, Stone Benches, Aquatic Centre, Trees, Slides, Event, Tennis, Sports Conducting, Statues, Swings, Gardens, Playing Equipment, Water Games, Dog Parking Areas, Kids Ground & Volleyball

'Pullen Park' is the first beautiful public park in North Carolina and offers recreational opportunities for everyone. It has train ride, community center, boat rentals, ball fields, tennis courts, arts center, picnic shelters, concession stand, and Theatre in the Park. You can rent a pedalboat, take a swim, ride a carousel, sign up for an art class, play your favorite sport, and see a play. The community center hosts a variety of programs and offers rental spaces for meetings and events. 'Pullen Park' has six tennis courts and two athletic fields, stage and event lawn, historic Denzel carousel, lakeside, and multiuse area.


Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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3808 Edwards Mill Road, Raleigh, NC 27612 Directions

Since 1975

Walking Trails, Basketball, Volleyball Courts, Sports Conducting, Shelters, Restrooms, Slides, Hiking, Gardens, Pavilions, Picnics, Monuments, Ponds, Jogging, Soccer Fields, Event Areas, Stone Benches, Bike Riding, Waterfalls, Fountains, Statues, Playing Equipment & Playgrounds

Laurel Hills Park is a Multi-use preserve, including a community center, playground, sports fields, pond, and walking trails. The playground designed for inclusive play for the enjoyment of children of all physical capabilities. The park has an elaborate wooden play structure of tunnels, bridges, towers, swings, and rings built over soft sand. The park includes a new recreation center, picnic area, athletic fields, a large pond, and a paved basketball court with bleachers.


Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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1905 Spring Forest Road, Raleigh, NC 27615 Directions

Since 1971

Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Slides, Playgrounds, Stone Benches, Kids Play, Fountains, Dog Parking, Statues, Trees, Swings, Open Space Areas, Basketball, Waterfalls, Bike Riding, Tennis, Museum, Shelters, Sports Conducting, Soccer, Cycling, Playing Equipment & Frisbee Fields

Millbrook Exchange Park is a public oasis that features tennis, a pool, playground, dog park, and community center hosting classes with over 69.5 acres of parkland. The park has a variety of recreational opportunities conveniently located in one location. The community center offers a variety of classes and programs for all ages, including homeschooled students, Kenpo Karate, STEM classes, and Art programming. Millbrook Exchange Park provides a Fitness center, center facilities, wading pool, and spray ground.


Open 24 Hours

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