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Lake Crabtree County Park

Open today: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
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This is a great place for taking pictures of birds, including bald eagles. There are 2 bald eagle... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Nice Find

This park has well-marked trails with great views. Very nice place to sit and reflect or have a... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
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1400 Aviation Pkwy, Morrisville, NC 27560-7394
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Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great place for taking pictures of birds, including bald eagles. There are 2 bald eagle couples that frequent the park often to fish in the lake and there are several juveniles flying about also.

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This park has well-marked trails with great views. Very nice place to sit and reflect or have a meal at one of the several picnic tables while watching the serenity of the lake. Nice find!!!

Thank Smithson88
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

The paved trail is in good shape and mostly shaded. The bridges are inaccessible due to construction. You are advised not to fish here. Just ok.

Thank James M
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Lake Crabtree park, just off 140 in Cary, is an oasis for those in need of a nature fix. One side begins with a paved walking trail, the other side has a picnic area and playgrounds. It’s free and uncrowded.

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 26 February 2018

We were staying at a hotel by the airport and decided to visit Lake Crabtree. It's a very nice park with a paved walking area around the water. Worth a visit.

Thank Douglas S E
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Been to the lakeside with a friend in cold December afternoon . We were there to watch the sunset. Beautiful , serene lakeside . The squirrels , the lone duck or the photographer completely engrossed in capturing the beauty of the lake was out of...More

Thank Tripish123
Reviewed 5 December 2017

This is a nice park with hiking trails, picnic areas (and a couple shelters), a boat house and kayak rentals, and some fishing areas. This is a nice spot for bird watching, especially in the winter. There are a number of Ingress portals / Pokemon...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 14 November 2017

My husband and I were looking for a place to do some easy hiking after traveling all day in the car. The hotel nearby suggested this park. Very nice walking/biking paths. Nice small lake. People were kayaking and fishing and having picnics. I think this...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed 14 August 2017

It's been years since my husband and I took our boys here to run off some of their energy, and Wake County has made a lot of improvements to Lake Crabtree park. There are new playgrounds, kayaks and sailboats and canoes to rent, places to...More

Thank RobinL270
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Lake Crabtree is a great place to take the family when you are looking for things to do on a budget. First of all it's free with the exception of the boat rentals. The mountain bike trails are some of the best in the area...More

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Response from M B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not too many toddlers around