Train in tunnel and pullen park amusements

Pullen Park Amusements

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Gustave A. Dentzel Carousel Kiddie Boats Train Pedal Boats and Other Amusements Playgrounds

Pullen Amusement's Map

Tickets are required for each ride in Pullen Park. Tickets are $1.50 per person. Children under one year ride for free with paying adult. Tickets sales close 15 minutes prior to the rides closing.

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



Director Scott Mott 
Assistant Director Matthew Wright


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

Gustave A. Dentzel Carousel

Toddler girl riding a pony on the carousel at Pullen Park

Kiddie Boats

view of six empty kiddie boats floating under the pavilion at pullen park
  • 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.


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

Pedal Boats and Other Amusements

Family of four using a pedalboat at Pullen Park lake

Closed Nov. 11 through Mid-March. Hours vary during season. Please contact 919-996-6468 for daily hours.

  • Ride around Lake Howell.
  • The pedal cruisers require four tickets for a half hour boat rental and up to 4 people can fit in a boat.

Other Amusements

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


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


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