Snowy day in the woods at Lake Wheeler with pine tress and picnic tables

Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

The Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department boasts more than 200 parks including features like amusements, art centers, athletic facilities, community centers, lakes, nature preserves, off-leash dog parks, playgrounds, swimming pools, historic homes, and open spaces. 




Raleigh Municipal Building
6th Floor
222 W. Hargett St., Ste. 608
Raleigh, NC 27601


PRCR Director:
Oscar Carmona

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Our mission: Together we connect and enrich our community through exceptional experiences.

Our vision: Bringing people to parks and parks to people.