This page lists trails for walking, hiking, biking, skating and horseback riding in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
Kids Raleigh: Trails - Fun 4 Raleigh Kids
Abbotts Creek Park

Ages 2-5: Rubberized Safety Surface, Fence enclosing area, 2 Tot Bucket Swings Ages 5 - 12: Rubberized Safety Surface, 2 Traditional Belt Swings, S ...

Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
9950 Durant Road, Raleigh, NC, 27614
American Tobacco Trail

The American Tobacco Trail extends uninterrupted from Durham more than 22 miles south through Chatham County to its southern terminus in Wake County. ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
Apex Community Park

Vast park with a 50-acre lake for canoes, kayaks, sailboards & fishing, 3 ball fields and 2 batting cages, 2 soccer fields, 3 sand volleyball courts, ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
2200 Laura Duncan Rd, Apex, NC, 27511
Restrooms: Yes
Barwell Road Park

One of the largest recreation centers in Raleigh including a rubberized surface playground, as well as a half mile walking trail for brisk walks or le ...

Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
5857 Barwell Park Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610
Bass Lake Park

Bass Lake Park is home to many species of native plants and animals which can be viewed along our beautiful nature trails and in our Memory Garden. ...

Free: Yes
Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
Restrooms: Yes
Beaver Creek Greenway

Beaver Creek Greenway offers a pleasant, paved route in the community of Apex, a western suburb of Raleigh. Much of the trail is wooded and it connect ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
1609 Kelly Road, Apex, NC
Black Creek Greenway

At just over 7 miles, the Black Creek Greenway is one of Cary’s longest and most popular trails. The paved pathway connects several parks, schools, an ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
1100 Norwell Boulevard, Cary, NC
Blue Jay Point County Park

Blue Jay Point County Park is a 236-acre park located on the shores of Falls Lake in northern Wake County. Blue Jay Point has a Tot Lot playground for ...

Area: Brier Creek & NW Raleigh
3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh, NC, 27614
Restrooms: Yes
Crabtree Creek Trail

The Crabtree Creek Trail in suburban Raleigh, North Carolina, is composed of seven segments: Alleghany, Buckeye, Crabtree Valley, Crabtree-Oak Park, F ...

Area: Downtown & West Raleigh, Brier Creek & NW Raleigh
Lindsay Drive, Raleigh, NC
Durant Nature Preserve

Durant Nature Preserve was formerly known as Camp Durant, headquarters for the Occoneechee Council of the Boy Scouts. In 1979 the City purchased the l ...

Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27614
E. Carroll Joyner Park

This Town of Wake Forest park offers several historical attractions including: Restored Farm Buildings The original farm structures included a mu ...

Free: Yes
Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
701 Harris Road, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
Fred G. Bond Metro Park

The Town of Cary Fred G. Bond Metro Park, at 310 acres, is one of the largest municipal parks in Wake County. Like an oasis in the midst of the city, ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
801 High House Road, Cary, NC, 27511
Restrooms: Yes
H.L. Miller Park

Town of Wake Forest two-acre wooded park located behind the Wake Forest Town Hall, which includes picnic tables and paved trails.

Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
401 Elm Ave., Wake Forest, NC, 27587
Harris Lake County Park

The 680-acre park is situated on a peninsula near the Shearon Harris Reservoir in New Hill, N.C. – and is convenient to Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Holly Spr ...

Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
2112 County Park Drive, New Hill, NC, 27562
Restrooms: Yes
Hemlock Bluff Nature Preserve

A visit to Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is sure to captivate and delight. Whether you are an avid birdwatcher or simply seeking solitude, Hemlock Bl ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC, 27518
Restrooms: Yes
Historic Yates Mill County Park

The 174-acre wildlife park features hiking trails, Historic Yates Mill, Wake County’s last remaining gristmill, and the mill’s 24-acre pond, which is ...

Area: SE Raleigh & Garner
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27603
Jaks Stables

JAKS Stables is a horse farm in Youngsville offering riding lessons, equine therapy, birthday parties, events, pig rentals, and more. Riding Trails ...

Area: Wake Forest & Rolesville
4720 Us 401 Hwy S, Youngsville, NC, 27596
Jones Park

Jones Park includes playgrounds, a fishing pond, trails, and a baseball/softball facility that was developed through partnerships with the Wake County ...

Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
405 School Days Lane, Holly Springs, NC, 27540
Lake Crabtree County Park

Lake Crabtree County Park offers visitors opportunities for outdoor recreation. Located on a 215-acre site adjacent to a 520-acre flood control lake, ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
1400 Aviation Parkway, Morrisville, NC, 27560
Restrooms: Yes
Marla Dorrel Park

Marla Dorrel Park consists of 2-acre, accessible Kids Together Playground with picnic shelter; an open field and concrete slab for play; a basketball ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
111 Thurston Dr, Cary, NC, 27511
Neuse River Trail

Along the eastern outskirts of Raleigh, the Neuse River Trail follows the river for nearly 28 miles from Falls Lake Dam to the Wake/Johnston County li ...

Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
North Wake Landfill Park

A day at North Wake Landfill District Park provides a variety of recreational activities for all ages. The restroom facility is conveniently located n ...

Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
9300 Deponie Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27614
Restrooms: Yes
Rocky Branch Trail

The Rocky Branch Trail offers beautiful views of the Raleigh city skyline, while also passing through the length of the North Carolina State Universit ...

Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
Wilmington Street and City Farm Road, Raleigh, NC
Shelley Lake Sertoma Park

City park with an art center offering classes and workshops in painting, drawing, photography, pottery, performing arts and more. Park also includes e ...

Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
1400 West Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27612
Walnut Creek Trail

The Walnut Creek Trail is divided into six segments: Lake Johnson (5.63 miles of paved and unpaved), Lower Walnut Creek, Lower Walnut Creek-Walnut Cre ...

Area: Downtown & West Raleigh
White Oak Park

Town of Cary park featuring 1 basketball slab, 3 pickleball courts, 1 open play field, playground, picnic shelter, picnic tables, and restrooms. Th ...

Area: Cary & Morrisville & Apex
1216 Jenks Carpenter Road, Cary, NC, 27511
William B. Umstead State Park

Stroll nature trails or walk along 22 miles of hiking trails meandering through forest. Also offered are camping, picnicking, canoe rentals, fishing, ...

Area: Midtown & N Raleigh
8801 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh, NC, 27617
Womble Park

Town of Holly Springs park featuring baseball/softball fields, multi-purpose synthetic turf fields, tennis courts, picnic shelter, playground, outdoor ...

Area: Holly Springs & Willow Springs & Fuquay-Varina
1201 Grigsby Avenue, Holly Springs, NC, 27540