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Year 1956 | Acres 800 (650 acres of lake and 150 acres of park and land buffer)
Starting Monday, April 4 Lake Wheeler Park will be open Wednesday-Sunday for regular operating hours. Lake Wheeler Park will be closed on Monday and Tuesdays. If you have a question or concern about something at Lake Wheeler call 919-662-5704 during business hours to speak with someone. If you have an emergency call 911.
Constructed in 1956 with the aid of the Army Corps of Engineers, Lake Wheeler once served as Raleigh's secondary auxiliary water-supply lake.
Beginning in 2010, Lake Wheeler was reinstated as a primary water supply for Raleigh and surrounding Wake County communities and feeds water to the Dempsey Benton Water Treatment Plant.