Category: parks

Wilkerson Nature Preserve Park – Raleigh

From Sarah C.: In north Raleigh just below Falls Lake sits a 157 acre nature preserve donated to the city by a well renowned doctor – Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson. It’s a beautiful expanse to explore any time of year,…

Camelback Bridge & Deep River Park

Did you miss me?  Sorry posts haven’t been getting up on the site but, if you follow me on Facebook you know, I broke the site.  In trying to make it faster I somehow just flat out broke it.  Anyhow,…

West Point on the Eno – Durham

Are you all amazed with this weather?  December in North Carolina giveth.  And we taketh.  To take advantage of the opportunity to get some wild and high energy kids outside my friend and I spent the morning at West Point…

Duke Gardens Family Backpack

The other week when my boys and I were exploring the new Charlotte Brody Discovery Gardens over at Duke Gardens we also made another “discovery”: the family backpack. This was a nice little addition to our trip.  There are a…

Charlotte Brody Discovery Gardens at Duke Gardens

This new addition to The Duke Gardens is having its Grand Opening Celebration on September 8 & 9.  Read below for a full review about visiting during daily hours as well as the link to the grand opening events. We…

NC State’s JC Raulston Arboretum

Sarah C. scopes out a place that has been on my “to take C to list” for years: The JC Raulston Arboretum sits on 10 acres in west Raleigh near the NC State Fairgrounds and NCSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine.…

Battle Park

I know it’s a soggy morning, but that doesn’t mean you can’t dream about your weekend now.  How about an easy hike with the family through Battle Park on UNC’s campus? (After the 5K, of course.) Battle Park is on…

Bennett Place

I love historic sites…now.  As a kid, not so much.  I remember wrinkling my nose because they were sooooooo boring.  Yet today I am glad my parents and school system force-fed me education and a sense of history.  Now I…

Pullen Park & Amusements

If you have been tuned in to any of the parent websites in this area, then you know that Pullen Park reopening is THE big news.  And since we are just excited as you all, some of our Mommy’s Group…

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