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Rocky Mount City Lake and Park

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Relaxing and peaceful park.

Love walking around the lake. Children love the ducks and geese. Interesting sculptures... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Nevin L
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
A Nice Place to Walk, Feed Ducks, Etc...

I have lived in Rocky Mount all of my life. City Lake is a place I immensely enjoyed as a kid... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
Daniel P
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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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Sunset Ave. at Business 64, Rocky Mount, NC 27804
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Love walking around the lake. Children love the ducks and geese. Interesting sculptures throughout the park.

Thank Nevin L
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have lived in Rocky Mount all of my life. City Lake is a place I immensely enjoyed as a kid. However, I would say that maintenance, groundskeeping, etc... precipitously fell by the wayside in the post-Hurrican Floyd (1999) era. However, with the Tar River...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to take your family to relax and enjoy the beautiful view of the lake. Whether you are relaxing in the gazebo, sitting amongst the ducks, or walking around, it's enjoyable and peaceful. Several people stop by to feed the ducks,...More

Thank greenehalltam
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Right next to the Old Power Station in Rocky Mount NC is a small lake with a fountain whose cascading drops ring out the tenseness and relaxes like a rainy day, but without the rain. The park has a paved walkway around the lake and...More

Thank Wayne T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The City Lake has some new sculptures all around the lake on the walk. They are more than worth the time to see them all. You can just sit in the Gazebo or on the many benches along the walk, take time to feed the...More

Thank lspenterp
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Me & my friends always meet at the lake when we all are home. Still a great place for walking, feeding the ducks or taking prom pictures. They could use a public bathroom​. Nevertheless we always just relaxing at the city lake.

Thank spydadickens
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Absolutely wonderful with all of the new sculptures. a Half mile path around the lake with many water fowl and a beautiful fountain. Many people have wedding photos taken at the gazebo which is on a small island in the lake. Very nice over all.

Thank pischka2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This was originally a WPA project in 1930. There was a beautification project in 1993 and now it has a half mile concrete path around the lake for walkers and joggers. Many ducks, lots of trees for shade, gazebo, piers, bridge to the island, and...More

Thank RMPirate
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Very impressive place to visit. Scenic with lots of birds with walkways ang paths encircling the lake to enjoy the wate fountain.

Thank Linwood W
Reviewed 5 April 2017

It was nice and quiet although there were several people out walking around the lake with their dogs or kids. There are two vending machines for .25 cents that you can get food to feed the ducks. Beautiful artwork scattered throughout the lake area my...More

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Sandy F
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Response from TheLinkinNC | Reviewed this property |
The Lake Park is a frequent venue for weddings. There are fees associated with use of the gazebo and shelter areas. Also, I am unaware of any nearby area to dress and parking is at a premium, which might require that you... More
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Carmen L
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Response from Duquesnegirl | Reviewed this property |
1/2 Mile I believe.
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