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Pullen Park

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Nice park adjacent to NC State campus

Lots to do plenty to see with a train ride around the park. Some other rides and concession to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
spring time beautiful

This place is magical during spring time! I've come here a few times, to ride the train, ply... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Morrisville, North Carolina
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“paddle boats”(302 reviews)
“merry go round”(111 reviews)
Richard Stanhope Pullen founded Pullen Park on March 22, 1887. Once farmland, Mr. Pullen donated the land as a gift to the City of Raleigh to be used as parkland. He characterized it as on old cow pasture, red and rocky. He intended this land to be...more
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408 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606-2149
+1 919-996-6468
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lots to do plenty to see with a train ride around the park. Some other rides and concession to round out your visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Csm1197
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is magical during spring time! I've come here a few times, to ride the train, ply pokemon go, for pictures, and date, and it amazing! they have fee concerts during the summer as well as movies

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank elmegamega
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time... great places to walk around... favorite thing is the carousel... an old-fashioned treat!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kay R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of my family’s favorite parks! The carousel, the train, the paddle boats, the paths, the playground, the food - what is there not to like? This is a gem in the middle of Raleigh. Need a place to take visiting family and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Carrie W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pullen park was completely renovated a few years ago and it has been made all the more beautiful in the process. Lots of things for kids to do from the huge playground, to the carousel, the pedal boats and the small train (tickets not included)....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank L1779BBkellyb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Good: This place is great for kids. They have a playground, a train to ride, and even a carousel. The walk around the pond the really nice and the grounds are well kept. They have several bridges that make for picturesque photo opportunities. They...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MaximII
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Pulled Park has been an attraction in Raleigh for many years. One of it’s best atttibutes is it’s close to downtown, right off Western Boulevard and NC State. My grandsons enjoy the rides and the playground equipment. The one drawback is sometimes it’s hard to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CTyer
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

The newly renovated Pullen Park is a terrific facility. It's got something for everyone, and will keep young ones busy for a full day and still have enough new for a return visit. Picnic shelters, carousel, paddle boats, train rides....it's all here. Beautifully kept.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank John K
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We have rented a shelter several times for a birthday party. Makes for a great atmosphere with the carousel, train, boats and playground. So much to do!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank OnAir611382
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great park and especially for children. I took a niece and she enjoyed the merry go round/hobby horses, the train ride and really enjoyed the paddle boat and riding with her grandmother. It was a fun day since the weather was warm but not hot....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Elisha H
25 November 2018|
Response from DScharett | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure we never did this activity
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Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much open year round.