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Capital Area Greenway Trail System

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The Capital Area Greenway System is a network of public open spaces and recreational trails for walking, hiking, biking, nature study, and more. Explore the trails that connect many of Raleigh's parks and complement their recreational opportunities!

Trails and Map

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The Raleigh Parks greenway map shows existing and nearer term planned (less than 5 years) trails, parking areas with trail access, as well as select City of Raleigh facilities.

Download the current Raleigh Greenway Map Here

This map is available at no cost and is available at community centers, our administrative office, located on the sixth floor of the Raleigh Municipal Building, by email or by calling 919-996-3285.

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The Capital Area Greenway system has over 100 miles of trails to explore. There are 28 trails that comprise the Raleigh greenway system, each with its unique features, destinations, and character. Trails are open from dawn to dusk daily.

View Trail List and Descriptions


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The Capital Area Greenway System is served by over 4,000 parking spaces located in lots and on-street across Raleigh.

When walking or biking isn't an option to reach the greenway, use our parking locations.

Safety and Rules

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To enjoy Raleigh greenways safely, we recommend you follow the rules and safety etiquette. 

Learn More about Greenway Rules and Safety

Closures and Alerts

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View Greenway Closures, Detours, and Alerts

Help us keep the greenways safe and in good condition! If you see something needing repair or maintenance, please contact the greenway maintenance staff at 919-996-4115 or by email or report it on SeeClickFix.

Greenway Master Plan

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We're updating the Capital Area Greenway Master Plan. Learn more about the project.

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Raleigh Greenspace App

Raleigh Greenspace, a CityCamp 2012 winner, is an interactive map of greenway trails with additional features such as weather reports, the ability to submit maintenance requests via SeeClickFix, and the ability to track time and distance traveled.

The application is not a product of the City of Raleigh. It was created by the Raleigh Greenspace team and was built using Open Raleigh GIS (Geographic Information System) Data. The free application is available for mobile devices running the Android and iOS operating systems. 



To report a Greenway maintenance issue: 919-996-4115, Email

Greenway Planning and Greenway Map Requests: 919-996-3285, Email

Lead Department:
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources
Service Categories:
Greenways BikeRaleigh