Access path between Buffaloe Road Athletic Fields

Buffaloe Road Athletic Park

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Year 2003 | Acres 165.6

Hosted notable National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA,) High School, & Special Olympics events. Host for St. Augustine’s Women’s softball program. Also used for City Athletic Leagues. Hours vary depending on scheduled events.

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.



Aquatics Center | 919-996-5600 


Buffaloe Road Athletic Park
5900 Buffaloe Rd
Raleigh, NC 27604



Aquatic Center

Shot of the slide, pool and lanes at the Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center

The Buffaloe Road Aquatic Center is a mini water park with three waterslides, lazy river, lap lanes and more. It is open year round. You can also rent it out for birthday parties. 

View hours of operation, lane availability and rental information

Outdoor Track

An outdoor track at Buffaloe Road with eight lanes

400-meter track that contains 8 asphalt lanes

Dog Park

An outdoor, fenced in dog park at Buffaloe Road next to a sign with dog park rules
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  • Fenced area for both large and small dogs
  • Dogs can roam free off leash
  • Free to the public
  • Drinking fountains for dogs and humans
  • Wood chip base
  • Shade


  • Halogen lit diamonds
  • Skinned infields
  • Hybrid grass outfields
  • Underground irrigation
  • Enclosed dugouts
  • Aluminum bleacher seating that can hold up to 1000 spectators
  • Temporary fencing available (extra fees and a 60 day notice apply)
  • Scoreboard for each field
One of the fields used for baseball and softball

Field #1

  • Distance: 200ft
  • Used for Youth Baseball as well as Softball
A second baseball field at the athletic park

Field #2

  • Distance: 200ft
  • Used for Youth Baseball as well as Softball
A third open baseball diamond

Field #3

  • Distance: 200ft
  • Used for Youth Baseball as well as Softball
A fourth field used for older and adult softball or baseball

Older Youth & Adult Baseball Field #4

  • Distance: 350ft
A 5th open baseball field used for adult baseball and softball

Field #5

  • Distance: 250ft
  • Used for Youth Baseball as well as Softball
A large open field for multi-use, located in the middle of the track

Multipurpose Field

  • Located inside Track

View other field locations.


A smaller playground area designated for younger kids

Ages 2-5

  • Sand surface
A larger playground at Buffaloe Road park with three slides, a bridge and more

Ages 5-12

  • Woodchip surface

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Paved section of Neuse Greenway Trail

There is access to the Neuse River Greenway Trail at Buffaloe Road Athletic Park.

Learn more about the Neuse River Greenway Trail