Tag: park

NC Museum of Art Park: NCMA Pig

NC Museum of Art: Pig

The NC Museum of Art recently added the first of two new installations to its park. A large, interactive pig sculpture now resides in the Discovery Garden located just south of the amphitheater. The pig beckons kids with its fun, cheery…

Walnut Creek Wetland Center – Raleigh

Walnut Creek Wetland Center: Books

Exploring our local parks does not have to be reserved for only warm, dry weather days. Often you can find something to do even on the cold and/or rainy days. The Walnut Creek Wetland Center is one of these such…

Jack Smith Park – Cary

Jack Smith Park - Cary: Playground

Along with a lot of other parents, I’ve been watching and counting down for this one all summer – Cary just opened a brand new park including the Town’s first sprayground. The playground features 2 play structures and 5 swings (2…

Rock Ridge Park – Pittsboro

If you have followed this blog for any length of time, you know how much I love Pittsboro Parks (well, for the most part).  A lot of the new Pittsboro Parks have these incredible naturally built play areas.  They are…

Crowder District Park

This park came highly recommended from a bunch of you blog readers out there. Thanks for the tip (as always), and here is Sarah C. sharing her experience: Can you tell the weather has been a “bit” cooler and we’ve…

Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve

I love to hike. So when the weather turned cooler(ish), Sarah C. and I met in Cary to try out the Hemlock Bluffs Nature Preserve. Imagine it: a nature preserve in the middle of Cary! The Preserve is 150 acres…

WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens

WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens Entrance

You may have caught the fact that Sarah C. went to NC State. She tends to be in the know about hidden and surprising places in Raleigh. And I was thrilled that she introduced me to the WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens.…

North Cary Park

North Cary Park: Playground

From Sarah C.: When searching for new park opportunities, I was excited to stumble across North Cary Park and wondered how did I not know this was there?  I’ve driven past on Cary Parkway more times than I can count,…

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