E. Carroll Joyner Park

Park Details

  • Joyner Park is 117 acres

  • It is the town's newest and largest park

  • The park is located one mile east of Capital Boulevard

  • Scheduled for several phases of development, Phase I of Joyner Park was completed in late July 2009 and the park was opened to the public in August 2009

  • The Wake Forest Parks & Recreation Department received $750,000 in grants for the Phase I development, in addition to $3.5 million in bond proceeds

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  • Park Amenities & Rentals

2014 Joyner Park Master Plan Update

Picture Joyner Park was the name given to the town's approach to updating the Joyner Park Master Plan. The initiative was designed to provide area residents a variety of opportunities to share their ideas concerning Joyner Park's future.


Amenities and Features

  • Restored Farm Buildings
  • Pecan Grove
  • 1,000-Lawn-Seat Amphitheater
  • Walker Garden
  • Performance Garden
  • 2,000 Linear Foot Stone Ribbon Wall
  • Three Miles of Paved Walking Trails
  • Charcoal grills
  • Fishing


  1. Park is open daily from dawn to dusk.

  2. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.

  3. Smoking is limited to parking areas only.

  4. Use of personal grills (gas and/or charcoal) is prohibited.

  5. Dogs must be on a leash. Also, please clean up after your dog. Dog waste receptacles and bags are provided. 

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