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“Great place for both kids and adults”
Review of Pullen Park

Pullen Park
Ranked #2 of 158 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

No entrance fee to use the par. There are costs to ride the train, paddle boats, etc.
This park provides activities for both kids and adults. Kids can ride the train, you can get a snack at the concession stand and adults can walk around the park or paddle boat. Plus, at times, Pullen Park offers various activities for kids.

Thank debbiekubiet1
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Being recent movers to the Raleigh area, when our granddaughters came to visit we were looking for things to do. Discovered Pullen Park and what a surprise. Beautiful park with 4 or five rides for the kids. Tix for the rides were only $1 each. They rode on the train which circles the park and the antique age merry-go-round. Five of us had a fun afternoon for $20. there is enough fun stuff for the kids that you can spend time there without spending anything. Congrats to the City of Raleigh for a fun filled beautiful place

Thank powchesco
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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.

Thank sharon_landsberg1970
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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.

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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!

Thank carolinacalm
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