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I have walked in the Shelley Park around the lake; however I enjoy Lake Lynn more. I find the trail more cumbersome or overgrown and I did not feel as secure. I have friends and they seem to prefer Shelley Lake Park.
I was so embarrassed that Raleigh has let this park go downhill! I went to take a guest from out of town so they could fly a kite in the grass area and it was uncut and goose droppings were everywhere all over the paths...More
I state good walking paths vs great due to massive sand damage from flooding of some variant. Fix the sand wash over and it'd be great here. Walk is only ~2 miles long full loop. Bathroom facilities available.
My wife, two kids, and I had some time to kill before our flight and this was just the place to go. Beautiful, scenic, and very relaxing after a rough weekend traveling. Our fourteen month old loved swinging and playing on the playground and our...More
I have used this facility since 1982 when a significant part of the trail system was gravel. Now the trail system continues around the entire lake/pond. As a marathon runner (46 completed) I used this as my starting point for my long training runs. A...More
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
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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
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 greenway to see where street entrances are that connect to the back of the park. with no steps.