The only facilities at Historic Oak View County Park that are available for rental are the two picnic shelters. Each shelter has picnic tables, a water fountain, electrical outlets and a large charcoal grill.
Reservations can be made by using the online reservation system. Select the button below to show the map of Oak View. After picking the correct date, click on the icon of the shelter on the map, which will begin the registration process. You will also have to create an account if you don't already have one. Unreserved shelters may be used free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bluebird Shelter     50-person capacity         $60 rental fee 
Carya Shelter        30-person capacity         $40 rental fee  

Important Update

As of Jan. 1, 2019, we will no longer accept cash on site at any Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space location. Payments for shelter rentals can be made on site or in advance with a credit or debit card. Checks must be mailed in advance to:
Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space
PO Box 550
Suite 1000
Raleigh, NC 27602

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The Bluebird Shelter is located on the left side of the main entrance drive as you enter the park. There are 6 tables under the shelter and 4 tables on a gravel pad directly adjacent to the shelter, but not covered. 




Carya Shelter

The Carya Shelter is located closer to Poole Road, behind the Olivia Raney Local History Library. There are 4 tables under this shelter.