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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.
 
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LOCATION:
4620 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
 
Phone: 919-856-6675
Fax: 919-856-6674

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FEATURES

Hiking Agricultural History
Picnic Cultural History
Fishing (limited) Educational Exhibits
Environmental Education Educational Gardens

PARK NEWS

SAVE THE DATE

The 9th Annual Fall Harvest Celebration – the park's largest event of the year – will take place on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you are interested in being a featured artist, performer or community vendor, please contact the park at yatesmill@wakegov.com. Thanks!

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, 2015. Winners' entries will be displayed in the park center's exhibit hall. Stay tuned for details!

PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE PARK

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! View the photo policy.

 

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Created at 6/7/2012 11:44 AM by Sean L. Fiene
Last modified at 9/2/2014 10:25 AM by Stephen R. Walston
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