Historic Yates Mill County Park
ABOUT THE PARK
A day at Historic Yates Mill County Park offers visitors an “Escape from the Daily Grind,” with experiences that interpret and preserve our agricultural heritage, environmental resources and history through educational programs, events and exhibits. The park is a 174-acre wildlife refuge and an environmental research center. Please note that dogs (except identifiable service animals) and other pets are not allowed. Learn more
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
SAVE THE DATE
Get your paintbrushes and cameras ready and try to capture the best images of Yates Mill and the surrounding park, then plan to enter next year's "Mill as Muse" art and photography contests. All entries will be due February 1. Winners' entries will be displayed in the park center's exhibit hall. Be sure to check out this year's entry forms and rules for the Art Contest and for the Photography Contest. Here's the PRIZE LIST, as well.
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE PARK
As of January 2015, the park has a new photo permit process.
For details, view the park photography web page. If you're planning to come out for some family photography, please be courteous to other park visitors. Keep trails and boardwalks clear and observe all posted safety rules. Since the park is a wildlife refuge, all pets (except identifiable service animals) are not allowed. Thank you and have fun!