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Pullen Park Amusements

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Important Ticket Information

Tickets are required for each ride in Pullen Park. Tickets are $2.00 per person. Children under one year ride for free with paying adults. Ticket sales close 15 minutes prior to the ride's closing. Cashiers may not be available. Guests are strongly encouraged to purchase their tickets online in advance on RecLink. 

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Pullen Park Amusements hours will vary depending on the season. Some rides may close early due to darkness or inclement weather.

Masks are strongly encouraged for all guests when riding our attractions.



Director Scott Mott 


Pullen Park Welcome Center
520 Ashe Ave.
Raleigh, NC 27606




Toddler girl riding a pony on the carousel at Pullen Park
  • From 1911, the Gustave A. Dentzel Carousel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
  • The ride requires one ticket per person.
  • Must be 42 inches tall to ride alone, if under 42 inches a parent/guardian must ride with them and both require a ticket.
  • Digital Amusements Ticket Information

Kiddie Boats

view of six empty kiddie boats floating under the pavilion at pullen park
  • Open on select days throughout the summer.
  • Ride requires one ticket per person.
  • Only the ride operator is permitted inside the fenced ride area while the ride is in motion.
  • Riders must be between 30" and 54" to ride.
  • Digital Amusements Ticket Information


Little girl gives her ticket to conductor before boarding Pullen Park train
  • C.P. Huntington miniature train, a one-third size, near-replica of the famous locomotive of the same name.
  • Ride requires one ticket per person.
  • Must be 42 inches tall to ride alone, if under 42 inches a parent/guardian must ride with them and both require a ticket.
  • The train closes around sunset each night.
  • Digital Amusements Ticket Information

Pedal Boats

Family of four using a pedalboat at Pullen Park lake
  • Pedal Boats are closed for the season. Please watch for them to reopen mid-March.
  • Ride around Lake Howell.
  • The boats require a separate ticket ($7) for the use of one boat for up to 30 minutes.

Other Amusements

  • TV Land "Andy & Opie" statue
  • Children's Amphitheater
  • Caboose


kids playing on climbing equipment at Pullen Park

Swing Area: (All ages) 10 traditional belt swings for all ages, 1 preschool full-bucket seat swing, 1 accessible molded bucket swing, and 1 tire swing

School Age Climb and Slide: (5-12 years old) 2 universally accessible slides, 6 climbing opportunities, 1 see-saw, and 1 shade structure

Sand Play: (2-12 years old) 2 sand diggers, 1 accessible sand digger, 2 shade structures, 1 playhouse, Music making equipment and stage, and 1 accessible spring platform

Preschool Playground: (2-5 years old) Enclosed by a positive barrier of fence and vegetation, 3 slides,1 preschool full-bucket seat swing,1 accessible molded bucket swing, 1 see-saw, stepping stones, and 2 shade structures


For daily updated ride operations, please call 919-996-6472. The information on the phone line will be updated around 10:30 a.m. daily. 

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Park Hours

10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
10 a.m.–6 p.m.
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