Lake Johnson

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4601 Avent Ferry Rd (at Lake Dam Rd), Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
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    Katie G.
    "dirt trail across the street from the boat house"(3 Tips)
    Huff
    "If you run counter-clock wise the hills are more forgiving!!"(4 Tips)
    Renae
    "Walk around the trails so beautiful!"(5 Tips)
    Tamara N.
    "A great 3.25 mile run/walk with a couple good scenic overlooks!"(3 Tips)
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  • Zeynep T.

    I miss this place too much😊

    Zeynep Tekdog · June 22
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  • Morgan T.

    Ahhhhmazzingg running trails and scenic lookouts. Very relaxing place. :)

    Morgan Talbot · March 27
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  • Morgan T.

    If you missed the DO NOT SWIM signs, trust me. Don't swim in the lake! I had just moved here and got kiiilller strep throat after swimming in the lake. Such a bad idea. :(

    Morgan Talbot · March 27
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  • De J.

    Just take a walk and enjoy nature.

    De Jobe · June 7, 2014
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  • Jordan R.

    Don't walk down Avent Ferry while the bridge is out!! Take the long loop!!

    Jordan Rink · February 20, 2014
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  • Rue T.

    Morning run!

    Rue Thompson · July 29, 2013
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  • RANDY P.

    I miss living there in the apartments. It is a wonderful place to live on the lake.

    RANDY P · July 16, 2013
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  • Eli T.

    Go to a quite spot along the trail. If you sit by the edge of the water long enough you'll see fish jumping and hear frogs singing. On sunny days you' ll see lots of turtles.

    Eli Typhina · May 3, 2013
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  • James M.

    A great walk and very peaceful

    James M · November 18, 2012
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  • Katie G.

    Take the dirt trail across the street from the boat house for an extra adventure

    Katie Glanton · September 22, 2012
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  • The News & Observer

    Enjoy a day on the lake in a canoe, kayak, johnboat, sailboat, or paddle boat available for rental. Read more

    The News & Observer · July 9, 2012
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  • Tamara N.

    The hills here are killer! Talk about conditioning your legs! A great 3.25 mile run/walk with a couple good scenic overlooks! Parking is a pain on crowded beautiful days.

    Tamara N. · March 12, 2012
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  • Tamara N.

    The hills here are killer! Talk about conditioning your legs! A great 3.25 mile run/walk with a couple good scenic overlooks!

    Tamara N. · March 12, 2012
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  • Eric B.

    I just love it here.

    Eric Booth · October 5, 2011
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  • @ExploreRaleigh

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

    @ExploreRaleigh · August 27, 2011
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  • Will B.

    Bring your eno hammock for a relaxing lakeside snooze!

    Will Blankenship · April 14, 2011
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  • Colleen G.

    Great Lake to walk around and very pretty!

    Colleen Gray · March 21, 2011
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  • Andrew W.

    Park on Lake Dam Rd if both of the lots are full.

    Andrew Wirtanen · March 18, 2011
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  • Renae

    Walk around the trails so beautiful!

    Renae · December 28, 2010
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  • Brent H.

    The park is under construction. A portion of is shut down. Go right facing the boat house.

    Brent Hill · August 21, 2010
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  • Huff

    If you run counter-clock wise the hills are more forgiving!!

    Huff · March 14, 2010
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  • Jordan F.

    One of my favorite places in Raleigh. There are two parking lots. The one away from the boat house is usually less crowded

    Jordan Frith · February 23, 2010
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  • Jill H.

    This is a great outdoor area to go for a nice run, bike ride, walk...or even take the kids/dog for some exercise. Very popular, paved and unpaved trails, flat and hills. Fishing, boating too! Read more

    Jill H · November 23, 2009
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