A popular destination for outdoor family activities, this small park has ample picnic areas, playgrounds, and a boathouse. Nestled in the suburbs, the trails are a popular destination for local residents to walk their dogs. Biking is allowed on some trails. The Raleigh Greenway system connects to the park.
Beaver Pond Trail (0.2 mile, moderate)
Border Trail (2 miles, moderate)
Lakeside Trail North (0.4 mile, moderate)
Lakeside Trail South (0.4 mile, easy)
Nature Trail (0.2 mile, moderate)
Order of the Arrow Trail (0.3 mile, moderate)
Pine Ridge Trail (0.1 mile, moderate)
P.R. Connector Trail (0.05 mile, easy)
Secret Creek Trail (1.5 miles, easy)
A small bird and butterfly garden is maintained near the north parking
lot trailhead. At least 160 bird species have been recorded in the
park, including scarlet tanagers, summer tanagers, blue grosbeak, brown creeper, red-headed woodpecker, brown-headed nuthatch, various owls, yellow-billed cuckoo, belted kingfisher, hummingbirds, acadian flycatcher, blue-gray gnatcatcher, and wood thrush. Typical pond life, especially turtles and dragonflies. Common lizards including Carolina anole, common bugs including garden spider and cicada.
Common trees include white oak, red oak, red cedar, American beech, yellow poplar, dogwood, redbud, shortleaf pine, loblolly pine, sweetgum, red maple, and mulberry. Other typical plants are ferns, wisteria, American holly, french mulberry, and wildflowers including flowering spurge, and asiatic dayflower.
Bird and butterfly garden, boathouse, old homestead, Campbell lodge
Raleigh Greenway Trail System
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