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Blogs & Sites
Location: 6101 Cole Mill Road, Durham, NC
A hike through Eno River State Park reveals one of the best collections of wildflowers in the Triangle area.
The Eno River flows through 33 miles of wilderness, past historic mills, bl...
Location: 802 Clay Street, Raleigh, NC
Fred Fletcher Park is home to a popular summer concert series each year.
Location: 1 Mimosa Street, Raleigh, NC
Mordecai Historic Park is home to Mordecai House, an antebellum plantation house, and a village street of historic structures, including the birthplace of President Andrew Johnson. There...
Location: 319 Sherron Road, Durham, NC
Ganyard Hill Farm offers a range of agritainment opportunities, is open to the public daily from Sept. 28 through Oct. 31. Families can visit the barnyard practice milking on Bossy, a p...
Location: 8305 Camp Durant Road, Raleigh, NC
The heavily forested Durant Nature Park, covering 237 acres, offers five miles of hiking trails, scenic overlooks, two lakes, wildflower and fern gardens. A boathouse, the Campbell Lodge banque...
Location: 2616 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary, NC
The Stevens Nature Center, located at Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve, is a 3,700-foot facility containing an exhibit hall and classroom space, as well as an outdoor education shelter and native...
Location: 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
The North Carolina State Fairgrounds encompasses 344 acres and features a variety of multi-purpose facilities.
The largest of the fairground's facilities, the Jim Graham Building
Location: 1201 Agriculture Street, Raleigh, NC
The State Farmers Market, also known as the Raleigh Farmers Market, is one of five farmers markets owned by the state of North Carolina. The market encompasses 75 acres, and features ove...
Location: 4028 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC
The centerpiece of Historic Oak View County Park is a 19th-century farmstead originally built in 1885.
The park's mission is to preserve and share North Carolina's agricultural heritag...
Location: 6404 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC
Location: 5812 Buffaloe Road, Raleigh, NC
Buffaloe Road Athletic Park features lighted ball fields and a walking track.
Location: 5101 North Roxboro Road, Durham, NC
West Point on the Eno is a city park offering picnic facilities, walking/hiking trails, canoeing/rafting opportunities, and a recreation center. Natural history programs, concerts, and craft wo...
Location: 2303 Bahama Road, Durham, NC
Lake Michie offers visitors a place to fish, boat, hike, and picnic. Boats and motors are available for rent.
Location: 426 Anderson Street, Durham, NC
The Sarah P Duke Gardens are divided into four major areas: the original Terraces and their immediate surroundings, the HL Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, the William L. Culberson Asiatic Ar...