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!




Annie Louise Wilkerson, MD Nature Preserve Park
5229 Awls Haven Drive
Raleigh, NC 27614

Dorothea Dix Park
2105 Umstead Drive
Raleigh, NC 27603

Spring Forest Road Park
4203 Spring Forest Road
Raleigh, NC 27616