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“Serene and beautiful.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Johnson Park

Lake Johnson Park
4601 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606
919-233-2121
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Ranked #16 of 149 things to do in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Serene and beautiful.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

The lake is a beautiful place with well maintained paths along the shores. Also, not as muddy as lake Raleigh, so you get to go right up till the water's edge. Great views all around and lotsa photo-ops. Certainly a must-visit.

Visited December 2012
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Raleigh
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“bring a Raleigh visitor here”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

if you live in south Raleigh you need to get aquainted with Lake Johnson. It's the perfect place for a stroll. There are a few different trails you can take that snake you through the woods, up and down hills, and even past a tiny waterfall. In the summer you can rent a variety of boats from the boathouse. (checks or cash only) They have facilities, bait, a water station for pets, and snack machine. One of my favorite times to visit is in the Autumn when the leaves are changing colors. It's a great relaxing place to bring someone who is visiting Raleigh

Visited July 2012
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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“okay”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

Recent droughts have taken a lot of business away over the past few years, so things are kinda downhill. Good for family outings and gatherings

Visited September 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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“Great trails, boat rentals, feed the ducks. Beautiful in the fall.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Great place to spend a few hours, go for a run. I think the fall is the best time at Lake Johnson... go check out the leaves.

Visited November 2012
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Apex, North Carolina
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“Ok lake!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Ground is muddy, don't go swimming in it! Only motorized boats are allowed in it! 6 dollars price to enter.

Visited September 2012
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