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Review of Pullen Park

Pullen Park
Ranked #3 of 123 things to do in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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 used for the recreation use and pleasure of the inhabitants and the visitors to the City of Raleigh. Through his visions, Pullen Park became the first public park in North Carolina.
Reviewed 22 January 2018

great place to have a picnic. play with kids. go for a walk. boat ride. train ride. Just a great place to go and have lunch and have a great afternoon with family and friends. Very pretty park.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank sharon_landsberg1970
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"train ride"
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"paddle boats"
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"merry go round"
in 111 reviews
"small train"
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"playground equipment"
in 36 reviews
"historic carousel"
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"mini train"
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"indoor carousel"
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"andy griffith"
in 16 reviews
"all ages"
in 94 reviews
"aquatic center"
in 13 reviews
"great playground"
in 15 reviews
"tennis courts"
in 14 reviews
"snack bar"
in 28 reviews
"concession stand"
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"small lake"
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"picnic area"
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

Pulled park has beautiful surroundings, a merry go round, train rides and walking trails for all ages, but my favorite thing is the statue of Andy and Opie walking to their fishing hole with rods slung over their shoulders.

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank gatortunor
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Great playgrounds, ride the train and carousel for $1 each - you just can’t beat the price for the experience. They do a holiday train ride in December as well. So much fun!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank carolinacalm
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

A nice peaceful setting and a great walking trail around the lake. The carousel and the train have been completely renovated so it is a nice afternoon place to take the kids or go for a family outing.

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank bradreeder
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Lots to do here! They have a historic carousel, a small train for the kids, indoor and outdoor pools, pond with paddle boats, a large playground for the children and very large grounds are with huge old oak trees. They even have a theatre! Beautiful!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ben G
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