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Walk every weekend

This is the most beautiful walk in Raleigh. I go every weekend and see all kinds of birds and have... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina
Great 2.25 mile loop hike

There is a paved loop around the lake that is around 2.25 miles, with another half mile spur up to... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
Dennis P
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7921 Ray Rd, Raleigh, NC 27613-8811
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is the most beautiful walk in Raleigh. I go every weekend and see all kinds of birds and have a sense of peace and tranquility. This is the place to go if you want a wonderful walk. But then again forget what I said....More

Thank 398ethanl
Reviewed 6 March 2018

There is a paved loop around the lake that is around 2.25 miles, with another half mile spur up to the community center off Ray Rd. You can fish out of the lake, but mostly, you'll see people walking (often with their dogs). This is...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This park is highly overrate. It has a poor access point at the dam just off Lynn Road. Try the other access points or avoid the Lynn Road "dam" access point during rush periods. If you like like to walk in the swamp land this...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The Lake LYNN trail us a tad short of three miles from the parking lot and back. Few bikes and lots of friendly people. The journey takes you through a combination Boardwalk and wooded paths with some mild hills. Lots of water fowl andbturtles. We...More

Thank allangQ1263IR
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to go for a walk, watch turtles, or feed the ducks. Watch out for bikers... but it is usually nice quiet walk

Thank Mitch O
Reviewed 18 January 2018

It's a little over 2 miles around--just the right distance for a leisurely morning, afternoon or evening stroll, a brisk walk, or a heart-pumping jog. Lots of wildlife like ducks, blue heron, geese, turtles, and just lovely scenery-- especially in autumn when the colored leaves...More

Thank imatravellvr
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great area for walks and exploring and watching nature (bird watching). Ample parking and well-paved rails.

Thank debbiekubiet1
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place to walk, jog or bike. There is a hard surface trail around the lake 2 1/2 Miles, easy to walk. With two public access points, Lynne Rd and Ray Rd, There is always plenty of people walking and it is very safe.

Thank DScharett
Reviewed 14 November 2017

It was an overcast day and we decided to try this out. It was a good trail for walking. Biking would be fun too since it is not too hilly.

Thank OldestCity1
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The paved path around the lake is mostly great but there is a section where the roots of the trees have made the path very bumpy. It doesn't keep me from coming when I need a break from other trails! Lots of ducks and turtles...More

Thank Linda B
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