A father with his son on his shoulders.  Both are holding a kite ready for flight.

Let's Go Fly a Kite - Celebrating National Kite Flying Day

On Tuesday, February 8th, grab your kite and some string and visit Raleigh Parks…just hope for a little wind to help it set sail!  These Raleigh Parks have open space, perfect for an afternoon of kite-flying.

Annie Louise Wilkerson Park  (If you don't have your own kite, Annie Louise Wilkerson Park has a kite in one of their loaner kits.  Just call to check availability.)
Dorothea Dix Park
Spring Forest Road Park

Fun Facts:
A kite once flew for 180 hours straight.
A kite was recorded flying at a speed of 120mph.
The longest kite measured a whopping 3,394 feet!

 

Contact

 

Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park
5229 Awls Haven Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614
919-996-6764

Dorothea Dix Park
2105 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603
919.996.6688

Spring Forest Road Park
4203 Spring Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27616
919-996-4141

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