A variety of shrubs and plants surrounding swinging chairs

Anderson Point Park

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Games for Kids The Amphitheater The Cottage Fields Shelters Playground

Year 1988 | Acres 89.6

Park Managed by: Barwell Road

Anderson point offers a variety of habitats for wildlife viewing and is home to the enchanting historic Anderson Family Homestead, walking trails and canoe sites. 

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Anderson Point Park
20 Anderson Point Dr
Raleigh, NC 27610



Young boy playing hopscotch at Anderson Point Park.

The cottage at Anderson Point park is available for rentals.

Field with batting cage at Anderson Point Park.

Large picnic shelter with bathrooms at Anderson Point Park. 

A young girl makes an extra large bubble during a family-friendly event at Anderson Point Park. 

Girl tries using three hula hoop rings at the same time during a family-friendly event at Anderson Point Park. 

The wood paneled interior of the Anderson Point Park cottage gives it a lodge-like feel. The space is available for rent.

Read a book or just kick back and relax under the shade of a large tree at Anderson Point Park.

Open grassy field near treeline at Anderson Point Park.

Large wooden picnic shelter at Anderson Point Park.

Play structure with rock climbing wall, slides and a bridge under some shade at Anderson Point Park.

Small toddler soaks her wand in a bubble pan during a family-friendly event at Anderson Point Park. 

Games for Kids

Make A Map
Create your own symbols for the things you find in the park, like shelters, the playground or plants.

Create Your Own Map

Scavenger Hunt
There are lots of natural wonders to see at the park including animal tracks, rivers, creeks and squirrels. Spot them all during a self-guided scavenger hunt.

Download Scavenger Hunt

The Amphitheater

Stone terraced amphitheater with three grassy levels in a beautiful natural setting.

Stone terraced amphitheater with three grassy levels in a beautiful natural setting. It does not have chairs, lights, electricity or sound system and can hold 300 people minimum.

  • Rented for $60 an hour (two-hour minimum)

The Cottage

Quaint one-story cottage with shutters at Anderson Point Park

The cottage at Anderson Point park is available for rentals.

Built in the early 1900s, the Anderson Homestead cottage is used primarily as a rental and program space. It can fit up to 70 people (50 seated). This unique space is made up of one large room that is 24' x 29' with a dining nook, warming kitchen, sitting area, large back porch, private upstairs room and men's and women's restrooms. Sixty folding chairs, 12 six-foot rectangular tables, and one square card table available. 

Take a 360 Tour of the Cottage

  • $110/hour (residents) or $160/hour (non-residents), minimum 4 hours
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A large open field located near the large picnic shelter

Field 1

  • Located in front of the large shelter and is convenient to restrooms. It can be rented for $35/hour.


A second large open multi-use field located near the Cottage

Field 2

  • Located near the cottage. Can be rented for $35/hour.

A large open space located next to the playground

Open Space

  • Located between the small picnic area and the playground. Rental cost is $35/hour.


A very large picnic shelter with several tables located near the restrooms at Anderson Point Park

Large Picnic Shelter

Located near the parking lot, situated next to a restroom facility. Parking is limited when multiple areas of the park are in use. Overflow parking available in the lot before crossing the bridge. Parking in the main lot is not guaranteed during your rental. Note: no electricity.

  • 2 charcoal grills and 28 picnic tables
  • Seats up to 200 people
  • $20/hour, 2 hour minimum


A second smaller picnic shelter with 12 tables near the restrooms

Small Picnic Shelter

Just a short walk from the parking lot, next to the playground and convenient to restrooms. No electricity.

  • 1 charcoal grill and 12 picnic tables
  • Seats about 50 people
  • $12/hour, 2-hour minimum

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A large playground for children up to 12 years old at Anderson Point

Anderson Point has a woodchip surface playground with slides, swings, and monkey bars for children ages 2-12.

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