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Historic Oak View County Park

4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610-2913
+1 919-250-1013
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A Hidden Gem

This is a great place for children to play, for families to fish, visit a historic farm, take a... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Deborah M
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Raleigh, North Carolina
Educational experience

This is a very nice park with knowledgeable staff. It has a great history, easy to walk around and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
JWW12345
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Youngsville, North Carolina
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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.
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“pecan trees” (2 reviews)
“open house” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:30 - 17:00
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4028 Carya Dr, Raleigh, NC 27610-2913
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+1 919-250-1013
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Reviewed 24 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 23 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
Reviewed 9 January 2015

Favorite place to go with my grandson. He loves the tractors ands the goats. Use to love the teas in the spring with the 4H fashion show. Brings back a few memories of life in the rural south.

Thank dsjones123
Reviewed 18 December 2014

We've tried to find this place several times and never could. They really need a better sign on the busy street instead of one that just says "historic site" in front of what looks like some type of industrial park. It's a nice historic 19th...More

6  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 3 October 2014

What a lovely place and what wonderful things to see. It's nice to see what a working farm was like so long ago and learn about their processes.

1  Thank QuickWhitTravel
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