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Lake Johnson is a flood control lake on Walnut Creek and Raleigh park near NC State campus. There are about 5 miles of trails around the lake - a 3 mile paved east loop and 2 mile unpaved west loop. Additionally, the trails access Wanlut...More
Beautiful park with miles of walking / biking trails around the lake! Limited parking. They also rent kayaks, paddle boards and boats. Fishing allowed, assume catch and release. We just stopped by to walk off some dinner before heading back to the hotel.
Beware - the main parking lot fills up quickly! We pulled in to find a traffic jam 5 cars deep, waiting for someone to leave. Luckily we were at the back and knew that’s not the only one! Turned around and drove to the 2nd,...More
This is a beautiful place if you like to walk. Lots of areas shaded by trees but also lots of wide open space if you like to get some sun. Quite hilly in places.
I would go more often but for the lack of parking....More
First timer. Great first impression. Great walk. If more time was available, we would have rented a paddle boat and spent a couple hours. Great deck and rocking chairs. Peaceful place away from the hustle and bustle. We will return.
We visited here today on a recommendation from a local. We were not disappointed. As we were looking for an outdoor activity, (live in Colorado and love to hike) we found the 2.6 mile walk around the lake on the paved path quite pleasant. Easy...More