Aerial shot of the River Bend Park playground with yellow shades and rubber surface and play structures

River Bend Park

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Playground Neuse River Access Trail Access

Year 2020 | Acres 25

In general, parks are open from dawn to dusk every day.

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River Bend Park
5610 Wallace Martin Way
Raleigh, NC 27616



River Bend Park includes parking, restrooms, a playground, a kayak loading/unloading area, a kayak launch, and access to the Neuse River Greenway.


The playgrounds have a rubberized safety surface designed for children ages 2-5 years old and 5-12 years old that feature a multi-direction swing, slides, and a climbing boulder.

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Neuse River Access

Sidewalk trail leading to sloping river access launch into the Neuse River

River Bend Park is one of several launch sites on the Neuse River for small non-motorized crafts, including canoes and kayaks. The park provides general parking and kayak or canoe trailer parking, as well as a designated unloading/loading area near the launch.

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Trail Access

Sidewalk leading to the paved Neuse River greenway trail with two bicyclists

The Neuse River Greenway trail runs through River Bend Park.

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