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Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources

Parks COVID-19 Information:

With the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in the news, we wanted to update you on how Raleigh Parks is addressing the issue. The City of Raleigh, Wake County Public Health, and other local partner organizations are taking measures to prepare for the potential spread of the virus, which includes considering the safety of our park participants, volunteers, and visitors.

Read more on Parks COVID-19 info.

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.