Playgrounds and Parks

This page lists kids outdoor playgrounds and recreational parks in the Raleigh, North Carolina area.
Kids Raleigh: Playgrounds and Parks - Fun 4 Raleigh Kids
Abbotts Creek Park and Community Center

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

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9950 Durant Road, Raleigh, NC, 27614
Action Park

This park is multi-use and sits on 14 acres. Features Baseball/Softball Fields (3 - With Lights ...

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609 Wake Chapel Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
Ailey Young Park

City of Wake Forest park with baseball field, basketball courts, playground, picnic tables, and char ...

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800 E. Juniper Ave., Wake Forest, NC, 27587
Alston Ridge Park

Alston Ridge Park is a quaint neighborhood park with a .4 mile paved walking loop, playground, and p ...

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6850 Hilltop-Needmore Road Extension, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
Anderson Point Park

Offers a variety of habitats for wildlife viewing. Home to the enchanting historic Anderson Family H ...

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20 Anderson Point Dr., Raleigh, NC, 27610
Annie L. Jones Park

With tennis courts, ball fields, a playground, and picnic amenities, Annie L. Jones Park is a popula ...

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1414 Tarbert Drive, Cary, NC, 27511
Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park

The City of Raleigh received an amazing gift of 157 acres of land along Falls Lake to create its fir ...

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5229 Awls Haven Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27614
Apex Community Park

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

2200 Laura Duncan Rd., Apex, NC, 27511
Apex Jaycee Park

Town of Apex 23-acre park offers a picnic shelter, a batting cage, and various athletic fields, as w ...

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451 West Williams Street, Apex, NC, 27502
Apex Nature Park & Seymour Athletic Fields

Over 160 acres of active and passive play await in two distinct sections of the park: Section 1: ...

2600 Evans Road, Apex, NC, 27502
Apollo Heights Park

Two woodchip covered playgrounds, basketball court, and rentable picnic shelters. It has the capaci ...

756 Lunar Dr., Raleigh, NC, 27610
Ashworth Park (Fuquay-Varina Museums)

Ashworth Park is the original home place of Rufus and Cornelia Ashworth, who married on January 12, ...

131 S Fuquay Avenue, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
Baileywick Park

City park which includes two shelters, baseball, softball and multipurpose athletic fields, plus two ...

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9501 Baileywick Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27615
Barwell Road Park and Community Center

The playground and Panther Play 60 Challenge course opened in 2021. The Panther Play 60 Challenge co ...

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5857 Barwell Park Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610
Berkshire Downs West Park

Swing and climbing structures for children ages 5-12, both woodchip and sand surfaces. Enjoy an ...

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8105 McGuire Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27616
Biltmore Hills Park and Community Center

Outside, the paved walking trail for brisk walks or leisure strolls, playground, picnic shelters, te ...

2615 Fitzgerald Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27610
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 C ...

3200 Pleasant Union Church Road, Raleigh, NC, 27614
Bragg Street Park

Bragg Street Park has an outdoor basketball court with four hoops and a playground for kids ages 5–1 ...

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1116 S. Person Street, Raleigh, NC, 27601
Brentwood Park

Brentwood Park has two playgrounds for ages 2-5 and 5-12 (both with sand surfaces), youth baseball f ...

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3315 Vinson Court, Raleigh, NC, 27604
Brier Creek Park and Community Center

There are two playgrounds at Brier Creek Park, one for ages 2–5 years old and one for ages 5-12 year ...

10810 Globe Road, Raleigh, NC, 27617
Buffaloe Road Athletic Park and Aquatics Center

Hosted notable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA,) High School, & Special Olympics even ...

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5900 Buffaloe Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27604
Caraleigh Park

This park has an outdoor basketball court with four hoops on a concrete surface. There is also a pla ...

110 Maywood Avenue, Raleigh, NC, 27603
Carolina Pines Park and Community Center

City of Raleigh Park including two playgrounds (for ages 2-5 and 5-12 both with sand surface) as wel ...

2305 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC, 27603
Carpenter Park

This 16-acre neighborhood park features multiple pedestrian trails, a community garden and is the me ...

4420 Louis Stephens Drive, Cary, NC, 27519
Cary Downtown Park - Currently Under Renovation

Downtown Cary Park is under construction! Due to open Fall 2023. More than twenty years in th ...

327 S. Academy Street, Cary, NC, 27511
Cedar Hills Park

Open from dawn to dusk Features: 1 of Raleigh's 2 Disc Golf courses (18 holes, concrete tees) ...

5600 Sweetbriar Street, Raleigh, NC, 27609
Centennial Park

This beautiful 10-acre park features a large, flat space that can be configured to a variety of socc ...

1015 New Bethel Church Road, Garner, NC, 27529
Chamberlain Park

Playground: Sand surface Play equipment for ages 5–12 years with climbing structure, slide, and m ...

106 Chamberlain Street, Raleigh, NC, 27607
Church Street Park

Church Street Park includes many athletic and recreational activities. There are several amenities t ...

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5800 Cricket Pitch Way, Morrisville, NC, 27560
Creech Road Park

Located adjacent to Creech Road Elementary School, this 17-acre park features a lighted softball fie ...

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400 Creech Road, Garner, NC, 27529
Crowder Park

Located on 33 acres of landscaped grounds and hardwood forests, Crowder District Park offers a varie ...

4709 Ten Ten Road, Apex, NC, 27539
Dacian Road Park

Playground Swings and playground equipment with trees in background Play equipment designed for ag ...

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600 Dacian Road, Raleigh, NC, 27610
Davie Street Park

Playground Ages 2–12 Equipment with climbing stairs and slides Basketball Court Outdoor court ...

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910 E. Davie Street, Raleigh, NC, 27601
Davis Drive Park

Davis Drive Park features playgrounds, a shaded picnic area, soccer fields and a popular basketball ...

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1610 Davis Drive, Cary, NC, 27511
Dorothea Dix Park Fun

Dorothea Dix Park is the site of one of the most exciting new park projects in America. The 308-acre ...

1030 Richardson Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27603
Durant Nature Preserve

Check out one of our Discovery Backpacks to learn more about ponds, insects, birds, animal tracking, ...

8305 Camp Durant Rd, Raleigh, NC, 27614
E. Carroll Joyner Park

This Town of Wake Forest park offers several historical attractions including: Restored Farm Bui ...

701 Harris Road, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
Eastgate Park

City of Raleigh park with two playgrounds with rubber surfaces, a sand pit, a rentable picnic shelte ...

4200 Quail Hollow Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27609
Eliza Pool Park

Amenities Playgrounds A multipurpose field Picnic shelter Outdoor volleyball court, unlit

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1600 Fayetteville St, Raleigh, NC, 27603
Falcon Park

This is one of Fuquay-Varina's oldest parks. It is a multi-use park that sits on 5 acres. Basebal ...

105 Falcon Drive, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
Fisher Street Park

Formerly located a block away, the new Fisher Street Park was constructed in 2022 as part of the Eas ...

1605 Pender Street, Raleigh, NC, 27610
Fleming Loop Park

Fleming Loop re-opened in late Feb. 2020 after an extensive $5.5 million renovation that included up ...

301 Fleming Loop Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC, 27526
Forest Ridge Park

Forest Ridge Park has 587 Acres of parkland adjacent to Falls Lake with mountain biking, multi-use t ...

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2100 Old NC Hwy 98, Wake Forest, NC, 27587
Fred Fletcher Park

City of Raleigh park with one sand surface playground, a water garden and wetland which is an ecosys ...

820 Clay Street, Raleigh, NC, 27605
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 Wak ...

801 High House Road, Cary, NC, 27511
Garner Recreational Park

Located in the Downtown Garner Historic District, this 20-acre park features a new picnic shelter, t ...

221 East Garner Road, Garner, NC, 27529
Garner Veterans Memorial

The memorial was designed to honor all veterans, especially those who died during conflict and war. ...

921 Buffaloe Rd., Garner, NC, 27529
Gill Street Park

Gill Street Park, located on North Gill Street, has many wonderful facilities to enjoy. Here, park u ...

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600 N. Privette St., Zebulon, NC, 27597
Glen Eden Pilot Park

City of Raleigh park with two sand surface playgrounds (for ages 2-5 and 5-12), a neighborhood cente ...

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1500 Glen Eden Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27612
Green Hills County Park

A day at Green Hills County Park provides a variety of recreational activities for all ages. The res ...

9300 Deponie Drive, Raleigh, NC, 27614