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Lake Johnson Park

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4601 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3412
+1 919-233-2121
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Convenient Urban Lake and park

Lake,Johnson park is a well used area for hikers, bikers and kayakers, many of whi, are NCSU... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Clemmons, North Carolina
Walking Trails

There are walking trails that surround the lake and park. Not a lot of parking available in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ben G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4601 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3412
+1 919-233-2121
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lake,Johnson park is a well used area for hikers, bikers and kayakers, many of whi, are NCSU students who live in the nearby housing. Nice trails and boardwalks.

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are walking trails that surround the lake and park. Not a lot of parking available in the main lot but there is another across the lake. Boats are available for rent and many activities happening in the visitor center.

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 13 December 2017

It is perfect for grabbing a rental kayak or running the trails or just sitting. They even do weddings there too!

Thank boostedjumper
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Good place for a nice hike. Two trails and both are bit ambititous for more than the average person just looking to stroll. First day we did the one side with the paved trail. The start was very steep but half way through it flattens...More

Thank kes1639
Reviewed 21 November 2017

This park is a gem in the Raleigh area! The hiking trails are lovely and not overly challenging for those of us who are athletically challenged. A great place for families.

Thank L9594CEtammyg
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Lake Johnson has beautiful trails and $5 boat rentals (when in season). It is a great afternoon activity.

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 26 October 2017

There is limited parking for handicapped individuals. We weren't able to get close enough to enjoy the park.

Thank Vanessa W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

this place has great trails to walk, run, or ride your bike, it has some rough trails that the bikes cannot access. You can rent kayaks, canoes from here and you can paddle around the lake, we have done this several times and it's quite...More

Thank EcoTraveler13
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We stopped here at the park for a picnic as part of a weekend getaway to Raleigh. Whoa!!! First and last time at this park. There is nowhere near enough parking for everyone that was trying to visit AND the parking spaces are way too...More

Thank jennmaybe
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A fantastic way to spend the day, riding bike, kayaking, hiking, respectful people, enjoyment for everyone.

Thank Bobby R
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Donna R
5 April 2016|
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Response from v c | Reviewed this property |
hi, no not that I know of.
2 July 2015|
Response from AMillionTravelTales | Reviewed this property |
No Not really. Its not that steep a hike. Can be easily done by both young and old alike.