Turnipseed Nature Preserve

Turnipseed Nature Preserve is 265 acres of undeveloped wetland and hardwood forest located in the Marks Creek Watershed. The preserve, noted for its biological diversity,will be open for trail hiking. Learn more.

Procter Farm Preserve

At 563 acres, Procter Farm Preserve is the largest single piece of property Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space has acquired. The land, a mix of woods and active farmland, will be open for horseback riding. Learn more.

Lake Myra County Park​

Lake Myra is a new park location currently being developed by Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space. The 220-acre park will be located along Poole Road, north of the intersection of Poole Road and Lake Myra RoadLearn more.

Park and Greenway Master Plans

The Park Facility Master Plan evaluates how each of the county’s nine park facilities can better help residents and visitors enjoy the county’s natural and cultural resources. The vision for the Greenway System Plan is to create a connected and comprehensive system of greenway trails that will enhance quality of life throughout the county. Learn more.

Wake County Southeast Park

Wake County Southeast Park is planned for the southeast corner of Wake County adjacent to the towns of Garner and Fuquay-Varina. The park property is made up of several parcels of land totaling approximately 300 acres. While a portion of the land adjacent to Highway 42 is actively farmed, the majority of the park contains undeveloped forests, wetlands, stream channels, floodplains and rock outcrops, all of which support a diverse ecosystem and help protect critical natural resources. Learn more.