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Parks Index

Welcome to the Parks Index! Below is a complete and up-to-date list of all the parks we've visited and documented. The parks in this list that are underlined are the ones we've written blog posts about on this site. Clicking on that park name will take you to the corresponding park blog post. Parks in this list that are not underlined do not have a blog post on the site yet (working on it!), but we have documented them with videos and photos on our Instagram and Facebook pages. Feel free to check us out there for more parks inspiration!

North Carolina

Wake County


Apex Community Park

Apex Lake Trail 

Elevate Agility Course

Apex Nature Park

Crowder District Park

     Crowder - Additional Post

Jaycee Park (Apex, not Raleigh)

Jordan Lake

Ebenezer Church Access Point

Parkers Creek Access Point

Seaforth Access Point

Kelly Road Park

Pleasant Park

Salem Pond Park

Seagroves Farm Park

Seagroves Post 2


Annie Jones Park

Black Creek Greenway

Carpenter Firestation Road Park

Carpenter Park

Church Street Park

Crabtree Creek Trail

Downtown Cary Park

Ed Yerha Park (Formerly White Oak Park)

Fred G. Bond Park

Lazy Daze Playground (At Bond Park)

Green Level/Toscana Greenway

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

Indoor Education Area

Jack Smith Park

MacDonald Woods Park/Hinshaw Greenway

Marla Dorrel Park (Kids Together Playground)

Mills Park

North Cary Park

Northwoods Greenway

Ritter Park

R.S. "Dad" Dunham Park

Sears Farm Road Park

Symphony Lake

Thomas Brooks Park

Umstead State Park (Chainsaw Art)

Urban Park

White Oak Creek Greenway


Carroll Howard Johnson Park

Fleming Loop Park

Fuquay Mineral Springs Park


Lake Benson Park

White Deer Park

Holly Springs

Bass Lake Park

Ting Park

Womble Park


Knightdale Station Park


Carpenter Park

Cedar Fork District Park & Crabtree Creek Trail

Crabtree Creek Trail

Indian Creek Playground

Lake Betz Nature Trail

Lake Crabtree County Park

Adventure Backpacks

Historic Homesite

Nature Trail

Other Amenities


Morrisville Community Park

Northwest Park

Shiloh Park

New Hill

Harris Lake County Park (Womble Homesite)


Anderson Point Park

Ann & Jim Goodnight Museum Park (NC Museum of Art)

Cloud Chamber at NCMA

Barwell Road Park (NFL Panthers Play360) 

Blue Jay Point County Park

Blue Jay Center at Blue Jay Point

Brookhaven Nature Park

Dorothea Dix Park

Daffodils at Dix 2022

Sunflowers at Dix 2021

Sunflowers at Dix 2023

Durant Nature Preserve

Forest Ridge Park

Fred Fletcher Park

Green Hills County Park

Hill Street Park

Historic Oak View County Park - November Pecans

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Jaycee Park (Raleigh, not Apex)

J.C. Raulston Arboretum

Corpse Flower 2023

John Chavis Memorial Park & Carousel

Joslin Garden

Kiwanis Park

Lake Johnson Park

Lake Lynn Park

Lake Wheeler Park

Moore Square

Nash Square

North Hills Park

Playwell Park

Prairie Ridge Ecostation

Pullen Park


Raleigh Municipal Rose Garden

RDU Observation Deck Park

River Bend Park

Roanoke Park

Sassafras All Children's Playground

Shelley Lake

Shelley Lake Post 2, includes playground

Swift Creek Bluffs Nature Preserve

Umstead State Park (Chainsaw Art)

What to do after the Chainsaw Art

Walnut Creek Wetland Center

Wilkerson Nature Preserve

Williamson Nature Preserve

Worthdale Community Park

WRAL Azalea Gardens

2023 Post

Wake Forest

E. Carroll Joyner Park

Falls Lake State Recreation Area

Beaverdam Access Point

Mitchell Mill State Natural Area


Turnipseed Nature Preserve

Alamance County



Saxapahaw Island Park

Chatham County


New Hope Church Road Trailhead Park

Chapel Hill

Northeast District Park

Jordan Lake Educational State Forest


Fearrington Village Center & Camden Park


Knight Farm Community Park

Durham County


Beaver Marsh Preserve

Bennet Place Historic Site

Duke Arts Annex

Duke Gardens

Cherry Blossoms 2022

Duke Park

Durham's Hidden Dino

Eno River State Park

Daffodils on Dunnagan Trail

Dunnagan Trail & Graveyard

History of the Dunnagan Graveyard

Suspension Bridge

Falls Lake - Rolling View Access Point

Hollow Rock Nature Park

Leigh Farm Park

Merrick-Moore Park

Morreene Road Park

Piedmont Wildlife Center

Rockwood Park

Sandy Creek Park

Shepherd Nature Trail (Duke Forest)

West Point on the Eno


Horton Grove Nature Preserve

Johnston County


Clayton Community Park

Clayton Riverwalk

Clemmons Educational State Forest

Lee County


Kiwanis Park and Splash Pad

Orange County

Chapel Hill

Battle Park and the Forest Theatre

Brumley Forest Nature Preserve

Cedar Falls Park

Coker Arboretum

Johnston Mill Nature Preserve

Mason Farm Biological Reserve

North Carolina Botanical Garden

Sculpture in the Garden

Sculpture in the Garden 2022

Sculpture in the Garden 2023

North Carolina Botanical Garden - Children's Wonder Garden

North Carolina Botanical Garden - Peacock Discovery Room



Ayr Mount

Eno River Farm Trolls

Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

Occoneechee Speedway

Further Out

Carvers Creek State Park - Long Valley Farm Road (Spring Lake, NC)

Raven Rock State Park (Lillington, NC)

Vollis Simpson Whirligig Park (Wilson, NC)

Weymouth Woods-Sandhills Nature Preserve (Southern Pines, NC)

Post 1   Post 2   Post 3


Myakka River State Park (Sarasota, FL)

Siesta Key Beach and Park (Sarasota, FL)

Tuscawilla Park (Ocala, FL)


Walker Mill Regional Park (5 min off I-95N)


Natural Bridge State Park (Natural Bridge, VA)

Natural Bridge Surrounding Area

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