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Historic Oak View County Park

4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610-2913
+1 919-250-1013
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I hidden gem

Great quiet spot for a picnic. Plenty of space for kids to roam. They'll love the goats. Main... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
via mobile
Quiet park for a history lesson and picnics

The grounds are well maintained, there are markers around that explain and identify the various... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Sharon L
Palo Alto, California
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Nineteenth-century farmstead tells the story of America's agricultural and rural heritage, featuring a 19th-century farmhouse, history interpretive center, Cotton Museum and a 170-acre pecan grove.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“great history” (3 reviews)
“pecan trees” (2 reviews)
“open house” (2 reviews)
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4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610-2913
+1 919-250-1013
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Great quiet spot for a picnic. Plenty of space for kids to roam. They'll love the goats. Main highlight of this park is the story of farming in North Carolina. I learned a lot about the evolution of our country and state in the history...More

Thank Golfgma
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The grounds are well maintained, there are markers around that explain and identify the various buildings on the farm. There is also a small visitors center that give lessons to school age children on the environment and history of NC.

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

We love this park! So much history to see, gardens, farm animals, adventure backpacks, and an area for children to play. They even have some eggs and veggies set out to take a sample of. I would definitely recommend!!

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a great place for children to play, for families to fish, visit a historic farm, take a hike, travel back in time.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a very nice park with knowledgeable staff. It has a great history, easy to walk around and lots of picnic areas.

Thank JWW12345
Reviewed 29 June 2016

This little gem of a park located in southeastern Raleigh is a little off the beaten path but worth a couple of hours to explore. The grounds are beautiful with a grove of pecan trees, a pond and historic buildings including the a lovely old...More

Thank elandja
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The aspect that I like most about NC is the fun day trips that one can take! My kids loved this park. It was outside, lots of space to run, and a chance to teach them about our nation's great history!

Thank Candi E
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This house and park is a great park showcasing Raleigh's rich agricultural history. Their special events such as their Christmas Open House with horse and carriage rides and hot cider are part of many local families annual Christmas traditions. The park is striving for historical...More

1  Thank Dorcas C
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Spent a nice afternoon exploring the house, buildings, trails and visitor's center, learning about life on the farm in Wake County during the 1900s. I would like to come back in warmer weather, as there were places to picnic and see more of the place.

Thank amw4
Reviewed 8 February 2015

We took our 3 children, ages 10, 8, 5, along with our dog to this fabulous park on a beautiful February Saturday. We practically had the park to ourselves, definitely wasn't their busy season! All three of our kids loved the history and the goats...More

Thank bbt415
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