I Heart Parks

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Share Why You Love Wake County Parks!

April is "I Heart Parks" Month, and Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space would love to hear from you!

Please tell us why you love Wake County parks and preserves by filling out a quick survey. The survey ends April 30. Please share it with your friends, and post about it on social media using #IHeartWakeCountyParks.

Wake County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Division preserves open space, promotes stewardship, and provides equitable and inclusive education and outdoor recreation for a diverse and growing community.

Thank you for sharing how much you LOVE your Wake County Parks:

"Walk on it every day. Beautiful and easily accessible." - Anon. (American Tobacco Trail)

"Love walking on the trail along the lake!" - Lisa M. (Blue Jay Point)

"We love the slide and climbing equipment! and the clean bathrooms!!" - Anon. (Green Hills)

"Great place to hike, fish, mountain bike, and one of the best disc golf courses in the county!" - Danny (Harris Lake)

"Goats, trails, books, activities, pecans, history!" - Anon. (Historic Oak View)

"The park is beautifully designed, maintained, and serene; the trails are easy to walk; and the interdisciplinary education efforts for the park's history and natural history are appreciated. The staff's ongoing online education efforts via social media enhance the experience. Yates Mill Park is a gem!" - Pauline L. (Historic Yates Mill)

"Great outdoor family and friend activity! Helps physical and mental health!" - Anon. (Lake Crabtree)

"The Park Staff are Great! They are very helpful and seem to know a lot about the Pond and the wildlife." - Anon. (Robertson Millpond)

"Path-that not paved, but smooth enough for strollers, access to water for dogs, it’s not crowded, trails through the woods, big rocks, availability of picnic tables." - Anon. (Turnipseed)


baby turtle basking on rock in pond