Wide shot of park with picnic shelter on left, playground and sand diggers in distance. under canopy of trees

Davie Street Park

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Playground Shelter Courts

Park Managed by: Roberts Park Community Center

Year 1949 | Acres 0.86 | Landmarks Next to Hunter Elementary School.

In 1927, Davie Street was dedicated to Lucille Hunter, who was the first African American teacher in North Carolina to have a school named after her.

In general, parks are open from dawn to dusk every day.







Davie Street Park
910 E. Davie Street
Raleigh, NC 27601




Playground equipment with climbing steps and slides with sand diggers in background

Please note: Davie Street Playground will be closed on January 6, 2022, for park improvements. Improvements include removing the existing playground and installing new equipment and surfacing. The scheduled reopening date is January 28, 2022.


  • Ages 2–12
  • Equipment with climbing stairs and slides
  • Sand diggers
  • Hopscotch court

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Picnic shelter with 8 picnic tables

Picnic Shelter

Request your rental online using RecLink or by reaching out to the facility.

Take note: Requests will be subject to staff approval. Upon approval, payment will be required to confirm the reservation. Your reservation is not finalized until you receive confirmation of your payment.

  • Capacity: 36–60
  • 8 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $12/hr. to rent
  • No electricity

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Outdoor basketball court with playground in background

Basketball Court

  • Outdoor court with concrete surface and two hoops

Courts are typically available on a first-come, first-served basis. View other court locations.