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Shelley Lake Park

1400 W Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6131
+1 919-420-2331
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A go-to for stress relief

Shelley Lake has always been one of my favorite spots. My grown-up kids have fond memories of it... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
sue h
Raleigh, North Carolina
via mobile
Great Walk

This lake park is a fantastic place and perfect distance for an afternoon walk. It is a very clean... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Dan D
Reston, Virginia
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1400 W Millbrook Rd, Raleigh, NC 27612-6131
+1 919-420-2331
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Shelley Lake has always been one of my favorite spots. My grown-up kids have fond memories of it. The ducks and geese welcome you as you stand on one of the two wooden bridges. Birdwatchers will find a lot to look at. It is equipped...More

Thank sue h
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This lake park is a fantastic place and perfect distance for an afternoon walk. It is a very clean park and there are geese.

Thank Dan D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The walk around the lake is 2.2 miles. It is mostly in the sun there is some shade along the path. A lot of people were out walking here.

Thank teresa_11_2012
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Playground for the kids, walking trail around the lake, wildlife to watch, quiet and great parking. Many dogs and strollers here. Peddle boats in the summer. Sometimes a yoga class is there. Owned by the City of Raleigh and well maintain. Connects to the Greenway...More

1  Thank ncmoose99
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Love taking our dogs walking around the lake on a sunny day along the trail. There is plenty to do with the fishing pier, bird watching, or open fields for lounging as well.

Thank Christy L
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Walking paths around the lake, a large open grassy area for picnicing, dogs to run. Different trail options marked.

Thank blythe0117
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This park is awesome, beautiful views, excellent distance to run, beautiful place to practice running, hiit, yoga, walking. If you go with family or friends , even along you enjoy 100 %.

Thank rodrigomtzba
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Take any path and enjoy the wilderness in the middle of the city. Ride a bike, walk-no matter, it's a great escape.

Thank Mauidude1942
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a great neighborhood park with a nice walking path that I believe is around 1.5 miles long. In the summer there are paddle boats and you can fish from the docks. Great place for kids too as there is a large field at...More

Thank PackofPirates
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Having grown up in Raleigh, specifically North Hills, I have walked this park for years. Its a good 2 mile hike. There is both sun and shade. If you are biking, check out the links to the Crabtree Creek trail, and you can go a...More

Thank Dan S
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8 July 2017|
Response from ncmoose99 | Reviewed this property |
If you want to go to the playground, enter at the second entrance to the west on Millbrook Rd. If you want to get down to the water, there is a steep incline from there but no steps. Or you can check out the map of the... More
Vivienne J
12 October 2016|
Response from tsturgis1 | Reviewed this property |
Closest restaurant near Shelley Lake that i can recommend is Relish on Creedmoor Rd.