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Pullen Park

Closed Now: 10:00 - 18:00
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Pullen Park is very fun!

My toddler loves coming to this park every time we are in Raleigh. I wish all parks were just like... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
chuck a
Pretty Park

Thought I would stop by during a business trip.. The park was full of activity. The carousel had... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Teresa L
Knoxville, Tennessee
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“train ride”(172 reviews)
“paddle boats”(293 reviews)
“merry go round”(104 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 31 May 2018

My toddler loves coming to this park every time we are in Raleigh. I wish all parks were just like this one. The train is her favorite part!

2  Thank chuck a
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Thought I would stop by during a business trip.. The park was full of activity. The carousel had many children riding it as well as the train. Several families were lined up to do the paddle boats as well. a great place just to walk...More

2  Thank Teresa L
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Great place to take the kids. We have visited here several times, and the kids love it. They have train ride, carousel ride and much more, boat rentals.

1  Thank melldan
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This park is situated right beside NCSU and is convenient to Glenwood Avenue, Cameron Village and Meredith College as well. It is a such a fresh escape from stress. There are lots of activities to choose from. Parking is the only drawback.

Thank bee20152015
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We visited with our two young kids and had a great time! The food is wonderful. A great variety, well done and actually tasty! That is fantastic for a park. The playground would have been sufficient for my oldest! She loved crawling around and enjoyed...More

1  Thank Global802838
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is a unique park with beautiful, well maintained grounds, ample playgrounds for all levels with rubber ground and innovative design. Additionally, there are rides available on a vintage carousel, a small train and little boats -all for $1 each.

4  Thank photogchick
Reviewed 7 May 2018

There are many rides and it is a wonderful experience. There is a carousal, paddle boats, a train ride and amazing trails. I would definitely recommend this!!!!!

Thank lilyfayesherman
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoy visiting Pullen Park with my now, 5 y.o. We’ve been going since he was 2. There’s plenty for the young children to do and see as well as the older children! Beautiful place to visit!

1  Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Love the park... train fun addition.. feed fish top hill behind merry go round.. paddle boats great deal for nice day. If you have extra time go blue ridge cheap theatre to catch movie

Thank Danielle L
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The City of Raleigh has done a great job with Pullen Park. The playgrounds, the train, the carousel, the paddle boats, the open spaces - all of it combines to make for fun for children and adults. Inexpensive. Picnic shelters are available throughout the park....More

2  Thank whopper007
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Lisa P
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Sherri H
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Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much open year round.
30 July 2017|
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Response from Smirkin | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I would try one of the local lakes instead. Many of them have paddle boats and are dog friendly.