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Raleigh Parks

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Park Rules Hours of Operation Safety Reminders

Please keep the following rules and safety reminders in mind when visiting Raleigh Parks.

Park Rules

Rules are subject to change without notice.

  • Dispose of waste in trash bins.
  • Leashed dogs are welcome. Pet waste must be removed.
  • Smoking is permitted only in automobile parking areas.
  • Aggressive panhandling prohibited per RCC Sec. 13-2031.
  • Firearms and other weapons prohibited unless otherwise permitted by NCGS Ch. 14.
  • Commercial activity prohibited unless under permit.
  • Consumption of alcohol only allowed with a City of Raleigh alcohol permit.
  • Overnight camping or storage of personal belongings prohibited.

Hours of Operation

Dawn to dusk unless otherwise posted.

Safety Reminders

  • Always be aware of your surroundings.
  • Visit parks and greenway trails with a companion.
  • Follow the Raleigh Parks Code of Conduct.
  • If you spot graffiti, call 919-996-6446 or email graffiti@raleighnc.gov. Before any graffiti removal begins take a photograph for local law enforcement as evidence. The photo may provide information that will lead to the identification of the vandal.
  • Raleigh Parks Maintenance, 919-996-4115
  • If you see an issue, report it on SeeClickFix.
  • Hide your belongings, lock your car, and take your keys.
  • In the case of an emergency, call 9-1-1.