Parks Rules & Safety

When visiting our parks, please remember that your actions affect not only the physical condition of the parks, but also our other visitors. Thousands of people visit our parks every year with a common goal - to have fun. So, please be mindful of your fellow guests when you visit our parks so that all will have an enjoyable experience.

To ask a question or for more information, call 919-435-9560.


Park Rules

  • Park hours are dawn to dusk

  • Consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited

  • Smoking is limited to parking areas only

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

  • Motorized vehicles are not permitted

  • It is unlawful to remove, destroy or damage any plant life or property

  • Pets must be kept on a leash and pet waste disposed of properly.

    • Pet waste stations are available on-site.

  • It is unlawful to kill, trap or molest animals or birds

  • Swimming in ponds is prohibited

  • All trail users under the age of 16 must wear a safety helmet when biking, skating or using non-motorized scooters

  • Bicyclists, skaters, and skateboarders should approach pedestrians cautiously and slow down when there is limited vision

  • A 10-mph speed limit has been imposed on the trails. Please self-monitor your speed.

Trail Safety Tips

  • Be aware of other users on the trail

  • Remain on the right side of the trail except when passing

  • Bicyclists and skaters must always yield the right of way to pedestrians

  • The use of headphones is discouraged

  • Patrons are encouraged to walk or jog with a friend

  • Secure vehicle and all valuables