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San-Lee Park

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Good hiking. Funnfishing but I never catch anything.

This is a wooded park around a lake. There is fishing, a nature center, hiking trails and very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlotte, NC
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San Lee Park has something for everyone, and enough room to pull it off. For extreme bikers and... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Paul J
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  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature center”(10 reviews)
“hiking trails”(3 reviews)
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572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford, NC 27330-2500
+1 919-776-6221
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a wooded park around a lake. There is fishing, a nature center, hiking trails and very ambitious mountain biking trails. My family and I have had some great hikes deep into the woods, and have had a good time fishing but have never...More

Thank Vanyali
Reviewed 27 June 2018

San Lee Park has something for everyone, and enough room to pull it off. For extreme bikers and not-so extreme bikers, there are plenty of trails that are more than a challenge, while not creating a hazard for walkers such as myself who just want...More

Thank Paul J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

San Lee Park is the ONLY place to go in Sanford (unless you golf-then go to Carolina Trace!) The park has lakes, trails, a nature center and a place for grandkids to play. Good parking and the price is right ...Free!

Thank Nick P
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Paddle boats, nature areas, trails, fishing and animals in the building for you to observe. This is one of my kids favorite places. They love the summer camps.

Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love coming here! They have lots to do for the whole family. They have a lake for fishing, a play ground for the kids, they are building a visitor center after the last one had a fire, and incredible mountain bike trails. My favorite...More

Thank Chain02
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Went out to San-Lee Park in November for the first time in years, wow I was surprised. New parking areas, new buildings, new covered areas ! Fishing, boating, hiking it has it all.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

It isn’t commercialized, so it is very rustic and peaceful. The path was a great walk through nature. No traffic noise, just nature sounds that makes a wonderful walking experience. They have a variety of animals inside the building, in case you want to see...More

Thank SNK130
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Playground for the kids, picnic tables for family time, and trails for a walk in the woods. Loved by our dogs, kids, and extended family!

Thank Marsha O
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Biking, hiking, camping, fishing, paddle boats and now - our nature center is open!! The animals are back. We visited a few weeks ago and the new building is magnificent!! Only the turtles and a few snakes had moved in at that time but I...More

Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I'm not a mountain biker but I loved the name of some of the most challenging trails: shock and awe, insanity, mega jump, free fall, etc. They offer about 12 miles of biking trails. They also have over 4 miles of hiking trails that we...More

Thank cheryl h
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20 June 2016|
Response from Vanyali | Reviewed this property |
There is a *lot* of fishing going on here so you’d have to worry about rusty fish hooks. I’ve never seen anyone swim here.
23 May 2016|
Response from tammyb2442015 | Reviewed this property |
For additional information, please call 919-776-6221. Recreational Vehicle Camping Hop in your R.V. and drive down to San-Lee Park and rent one of 6 RV camping sites. Three of the sites will accommodate campers up to 37... More
25 August 2015|
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Response from NBWillis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the Rangers insist they are on a leash.