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Pullen Park

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Address: 520 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606-2150
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+1 919-831-6468
10:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Best park in Raleigh

The renovation they did is excellent. The paddle boats and carousel make it the best park in Raleigh hands down. The carousel is one of the oldest working in the country and adds... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The renovation they did is excellent. The paddle boats and carousel make it the best park in Raleigh hands down. The carousel is one of the oldest working in the country and adds a lot of character to the park.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a great place to take young children to enjoy the outdoors, this is your place. Lots of free parking space and amazing outdoor play ground equipment for all ages. There is a carousel, a train ride and boat rides that only cost $1 each. You can bring your own picnic or buy food there to... More 

Thank Judy B
Clemmons, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with my sister, nephew and elderly mother ... great park, lots of fun for everyone. Different activities to keep children's interest. We went and it was wicked hot; better to go on a cooler day and better as an all day activity. The train ride was really neat! The only dowside is the food is not good and... More 

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With friends in town, this is a no-brained for families with children. Perfectly pleasant way to spend a few hours on a nice day!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great park! Train ride and carousel are so fun and tickets are only $1. Extensive playgrounds with something for everyone and all age groups. Snack bar on site with a menu beyond what you would expect.

1 Thank carolinacalm
Cary, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful park. Kids had a blast running around the playground, riding the carousel and riding the train. We will be back!

1 Thank ESchroe18
Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

I remember visiting Pullen Park as a child and riding the train, the carousel and the boats. We had numerous church picnics under the shelters over the years. In middle school we took a field trip to Pullen Park and I remember rollerblading around the park. Working at NC State, I regularly walk over and through Pullen Park on lunch... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Pullen Park has evolved from many, many years ago. In fact if you haven't been there for over several years you must go. You and your family will really enjoy the visit. They now serve food there so have money on hand because the food stand is positioned at front of the park.

Thank Sheila B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had one day left to visit Raleigh NC so we chose to drive in and go to our kids favorite carousel with the new grandson. The park is lovely, even though it was a gray day and close to dusk when we got there. The paths and attractions are very well kept and the activities are for all ages.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Took some grandchildren here for a few hours of fun. The park is and has been tons of fun with picnic places.

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