Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens
Lake Johnson is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

1. Lake Johnson

4601 Avent Ferry Rd (at Lake Dam Rd), Raleigh, NC
Lake · Southwest Raleigh · 24 tips and reviews

@ExploreRaleigh@ExploreRaleigh: Best recreational park in all of Raleigh. Hike the unpaved side. It's beautiful!

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

2. Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

8.8
2616 Kildaire Farm Rd (Penny Rd., Tryon Rd.), Cary, NC
Nature Preserve · 9 tips and reviews

@ExploreRaleigh@ExploreRaleigh: Really nice place for a short hike. Make sure your read the signs to find out what is so special about this place.

William B. Umstead State Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

3. William B. Umstead State Park

9.2
8801 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC
Park · 31 tips and reviews

@ExploreRaleigh@ExploreRaleigh: Explore both sides of the park. There are 2 entrances. One off 40 & one off 70.

Raleigh Rose Garden is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

4. Raleigh Rose Garden

9.2
2700 Everett Ave (at Gardner St), Raleigh, NC
Garden · 15 tips and reviews

@ExploreRaleigh@ExploreRaleigh: It's best in the morning for some reason. :)

Historic Yates Mill County Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

5. Historic Yates Mill County Park

8.9
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd (at Penny Rd), Raleigh, NC
Park · Southwest Raleigh · 12 tips and reviews

@ExploreRaleigh@ExploreRaleigh: Awesome little park to walk around. The mill is beautiful! Great way to spend an hour getting to know that special someone a bit better. Even if you've known them for years!

Fred G. Bond Metro Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

6. Fred G. Bond Metro Park

9.2
801 High House Rd (at SW Cary Pkwy), Cary, NC
Park · 15 tips and reviews
Fred Fletcher Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

7. Fred Fletcher Park

8.4
802 Clay St (at St Mary St), Raleigh, NC
Park · 13 tips and reviews
Lake Crabtree County Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

8. Lake Crabtree County Park

8.9
1400 Aviation Pkwy (at Gateway Centre Blvd), Morrisville, NC
Park · 19 tips and reviews
Museum Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

9. Museum Park

8.9
2110 Blue Ridge Rd (in North Carolina Museum of Art), Raleigh, NC
Sculpture Garden · Northwest Raleigh · 9 tips and reviews
Historic Yates Mill County Park is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

10. Historic Yates Mill County Park

8.9
4620 Lake Wheeler Rd (at Penny Rd), Raleigh, NC
Park · Southwest Raleigh · 12 tips and reviews
Schenck Memorial Forest is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

11. Schenck Memorial Forest

Raleigh, NC
Forest · Northwest Raleigh · 1 tips and reviews
Jordan Lake State Recreation Area is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

12. Jordan Lake State Recreation Area

280 State Park Rd (at US Hwy 64), Apex, NC
Other Great Outdoors · 19 tips and reviews
JC Raulston Arboretum is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

13. JC Raulston Arboretum

9.4
4415 Beryl Rd, Raleigh, NC
Garden · Southwest Raleigh · 17 tips and reviews
Moore Square is one of Raleigh's Best Parks, Greenways & Gardens.

14. Moore Square

7.8
S Blount St (at E Martin St), Raleigh, NC
Park · Central Raleigh · 12 tips and reviews