Author Archives: Scott Reston

Lane Street Mini Park

As its name suggests, Lane Street is a small park in southeast Raleigh. In October of 2009, the park got a major overhaul with the help of national nonprofit KaBOOM!

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North Wake Landfill Park

Wake County has transformed North Raleigh’s “Mount Trashmore” into its newest park. This 36-acre county park is located on a 200-acre site that, up until 2008, was the location of a landfill containing 500 million tons…

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Millbrook Exchange Park

On May 12th, 2010, Jim Gallucci’s sculpture, “Immigrant Gate II” was installed at the Millbrook Exchange Park in North Raleigh. This sculpture is a great addition to an already multi-faceted park.

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Marsh Creek Park

Raleigh’s popular skate park is growing! On June 25th, Raleigh Parks and Rec will be cutting the ribbon on a new playground at Marsh Creek. A beautiful new community center will “soft launch” on the 26th with an…

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Anderson Point Park

Now that the warm weather is here to stay, it’s a perfect time to visit Anderson Point Park.

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Glen Eden Pilot Park

The Glen Eden Pilot Park is a great little community park just outside the 440 Beltline, not far from Crabtree Valley.

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Horseshoe Farm Park

The Horseshoe Farm Park is a 146 -acre farm situated in an oxbow Neuse River. Identified as a Regionally Significant Natural Heritage Area, the location is a unique and peaceful place dominated by large fields and…

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Lots of Activity in North Raleigh

It’s a great time for parks and greenways in Raleigh! As I mentioned recently, there have been eight dedications and a groundbreaking in the last eight months! Here’s a roundup of some exciting things that are currently in the…

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Little Rock Greenway

Raleigh recently completed an extension to the Little Rock Greenway that creates 25.5 miles of interconnected trails with access to downtown Raleigh.

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Joe Miller Maps NC’s Greenways

Earlier this week, Joe Miller of Get Going NC! announced that he would be starting a project to map North Carolina’s greenway system.

In my limited way, I’ve tried to piece together information to

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