Picture of a dog at the Oakwood Park dog park

Oakwood Park

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Dog Park Shelter Courts Fields

Park Managed by: Lions Park

Acres 12.7 | Landmarks Near Saint Augustine’s University, Oakwood Cemetery, and Historic Oakwood Community




Director Christie Jones 
Assistant Director Greg Wallace


Oakwood Park
910 Brookside Drive
Raleigh, NC 27604



Dog Park

Fenced in dog park at Oakwood Park
  • View all City of Raleigh Dog Parks
  • Dogs can roam free off-leash
  • Fenced areas for both large and small dogs
  • Open sunrise to sunset
  • Free to the public year-round
  • Dog Park officially opened in June 2006


Outdoor picnic shelter with several tables and a grill at Oakwood Park

Picnic Shelter

  • Capacity: 60-75
  • 7 tables
  • 1 grill
  • $15/hr to rent
  • Located next to the dog park
  • No electricity

View other shelter locations


Outdoor basketball court with two hoops and concrete surface and Oakwood Park

Outdoor Basketball Court

  • Concrete surface
  • Fully lighted year-round

Courts are typically available first-come, first-serve. View other court locations.


One of two outdoor softball fields at Oakwood Park

Softball Field #1

  • Distance: 253 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
Outdoor softball field at Oakwood Park

Youth Softball Field #2

  • Distance: 250 ft
  • Lighting: Yes
  • Can also be used for baseball

For field rentals, please contact Athletics at 919-996-2154. View other field locations.