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Pullen Park, Raleigh

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Pullen Park features rides, an aquatic center, arts center, and theater that have offered a variety of social, physical, and cultural events to the public for over a century. Founded in 1887 as the first public park in North Carolina, it has grown over the years. Now, the facility offers picnic areas, tennis courts, playgrounds, pedal boats, a concession stand, and more. Enjoy a dip in the Olympic-size pool, hop on a train or carousel ride, admire the latest exhibit in the arts center, or just stroll the paths and bridges. If you work up an appetite, stop by the cafe. Plan your visit to Pullen Park and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Raleigh route planner.
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  • We visited recently and had a very nice experience. We were traveling with my 90+ year old mother, and she had a wonderful time sitting and watching all the children skipping into the park. Sadly... 
    We visited recently and had a very nice experience. We were traveling with my 90+ year old mother, and she had a wonderful time sitting and watching all the children skipping into the park. Sadly...  more »
  • Great place to have a picnic or just walk and see all of the flowers and gardens. We took our dogs and they were ready to drop by the time we got done walking all the paths. Plus if you have kids... 
    Great place to have a picnic or just walk and see all of the flowers and gardens. We took our dogs and they were ready to drop by the time we got done walking all the paths. Plus if you have kids...  more »
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  • Beautiful public park with a great history. The old rides are really nice. I love how they have preserved the carousel, It feels like stepping back in time. Very family friendly with lots of activities. The rides I felt were reasonably priced at $2 each.
  • Beautiful park with a large playground for kids of all ages. The train around the park was more fun than I thought and great for taking pictures. There is also a place to eat and a carousel here as well, and plenty of restrooms. You can even take a paddle boat out on the lake!

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