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Historic Yates Mill County Park

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Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone Number: 919-856-6675
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Lovely and photo worthy

Beautiful area and very nice exhibit area. Lots of photo opportunities and a great walk all around the lake.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful area and very nice exhibit area. Lots of photo opportunities and a great walk all around the lake.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Path is not paved but smooth dirt trail with no hilly parts. Very placid and peaceful. Did this walk with a group and we all loved it & would do it again.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great nature trail. Lots of wildlife and birds. A quiet place not far fro the city. A bit on the hot side if you visit it around noon in the summer...

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Tallahassee, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

We took the Sunday 2-3 History tour and enjoyed every minute of it! The volunteer guides we so knowledgeable and interesting! What a passion for sharing history! This walk back in time provided our family with an understanding of the way life used to be. The short video at the beginning of the tour provided a pictorial overview of the... More 

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North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This is a hidden gem in Raleigh. The waterwheel is very interesting, the museum holds some interesting artifacts and the surrounding area is nice.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Went here on a class field trip. They gave a brief artifacts history lesson then had the children do a little scavenger hunt in one of their display areas. Before visiting the mill there was a very brief video. The trip to the mill was nice, but a little nerve-racking with so many little people and no guard rails around... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

A great little park with water and an old Grist Mill. Also an information building of the area. Only drawback. No dogs aloud. As pet owners who are responsible for their animals only wish we were allowed to walk our dogs there. It is close proximity to Raleigh and Garner areas of NC.

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Garner, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

As a pet family, that is one of the first things I think of when visiting somewhere. Because of the various wildlife within this park, they do not allow pets, so keep that in mind when planning to visit. However, that said, we still love this park. Saturdays often have mill tours (going inside, seeing the process, asking questions about... More 

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Highlands, North Carolina
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123 reviews 123 reviews
35 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

The interactive presentations are informative and educational. The old mill is a photographers delight.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Combine history, fishing and a walk in the woods..fun for the whole family. No pets allowed. Fishing ONLY on the long, wide bridge. Path around the lake is not paved, so not for those with walking problems. Photographers will like the historic mill. I betcha you make this a frequent family outing. MUST check out the great display inside the... More 

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Additional Information about Historic Yates Mill County Park

Address: Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Road, Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone Number: 919-856-6675
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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