StoryWalks®

Directional sign for Oak View StoryWalk

Read a children’s book while you enjoy a nature walk at several Wake County Park locations. The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, Vermont, and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Visit all our StoryWalks®!

Blue Jay Point County Park

Blue Jay StoryWalk

Check back to find out more about Blue Jay Point's next StoryWalk®.

Crowder County Park

Crowder StoryWalk

Stop by the park and visit our monthly StoryWalk®! This wonderful program combines the joy of reading a story while also getting out and enjoying nature. This hike is around 0.8 miles.

Cover of the October StoryWalk at Crowder

During the month of October stop by Crowder for the fun self-guided StoryWalk® program “If You're a Monster and You Know It” by Ed Emberley and Rebecca Emberley. This StoryWalk® will be located on the Outer Loop Trail, beginning at the park's Bird Garden, which is immediately on the left as you enter the park, across from the park's office.

Cover of the November StoryWalk for Crowder

During the month of November, make sure to stop by the park to check out our new special StoryWalk®! This month's book is "The Gift of the Tree" by Alvin Tresselt and illustrated by Henri Sorensen. "The Gift of the Tree" reveals the role of an ancient oak tree in the cycle of nature as it dies and returns to the earth, providing nourishment for new life all around it.

Green Hills County Park

Graphic promoting StoryWalks at Green Hills

Check back for information on upcoming StoryWalks® at Green Hills County Park!

 

Harris Lake County Park

Harris StoryWalk

 StoryWalk® is back at Harris Lake County Park! This month's StoryWalk® can be found along the paved trails around the Educational Garden and Natural Play Area.

 

 

cover of November Storywalk at Harris Lake

From November 6 - 28, visit the November StoryWalk® the book Possum's Harvest Moon, written and illustrated by Anne Hunter. 

Historic Oak View County Park

Storywalk graphic at Oak View

Take a StoryWalk® at Oak View! A StoryWalk® is a children’s book that is presented page by page along a trail or path. It combines the pleasures of reading a children's book while enjoying nature.

 

Cover of the October StoryWalk at Oak View

From October 1-31, Oak View's brick walkways will feature the children's book "We Are Water Protectors" by Carole Lindstrom (author) and Michaela Goade (illustrator). The vibrant and lyrical picture book inspires readers to learn about Indigenous-led movements for environmental stewardship, justice, and resilience.

Cover of November Storywalk at Oak View

From November 1-30, Oak View's brick walkways will feature the children's book "Grumpy Monkey" by Suzanne Lang (author) and Max Lang (illustrator). Through this vibrantly illustrated picture book, come learn about Jim Panzee's grumpy day and how he gets through it with the help of his friends.

StoryWalk® at Oak View is free, requires no advanced registration, and is open during the park's normal hours of operation. Prepare for your visit with the Oak View StoryWalk® Social Narrative.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Yates Mill StoryWalk graphic

Historic Yates Mill County Park is excited to offer a new StoryWalk®, an interactive outdoor activity for you and your family. Join us for this fun self-guided activity which will start at the kiosk near the Visitor Center and end near the mill.

 

Cover of October StoryWalk for YatesMill

Visit “Over in the Forest,” which will be on display from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. The book is written by Marianne Berkes and illustrated by Jill Dubin. This lovely picture book invites you to count the animals that live in the forest, where beavers build, turkeys scratch, and squirrels leap. 

Cover of November StoryWalk at Yates Mill

Throughout November, visit Yates Mill’s new StoryWalk®, “Tiny, Perfect Things,” written by M. H. Clark and illustrated by Madeline Kloepper. In this lovely picture book, a grandfather and granddaughter explore their neighborhood and discover that the world is full of tiny, perfect things, such as leaves, paw prints, snails, and more.