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Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Park

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301 Wagstaff Rd, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-9793
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Great Vistas if you Dare

Wonderful opportunity to explore nature. Nice trails with great vistas if you dare to walk on the... read more

Reviewed December 16, 2016
North Carolina
small quiet park

We had no idea this place was here and just stumbled across it (they need more signs for it). It's... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2016
cheryl h
Durham, North Carolina
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301 Wagstaff Rd, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526-9793
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Reviewed December 16, 2016

Wonderful opportunity to explore nature. Nice trails with great vistas if you dare to walk on the wild side.

Thank Lunardoll1
Reviewed August 29, 2016

We had no idea this place was here and just stumbled across it (they need more signs for it). It's only about 28 acres with 2 miles of interpretive walking trails which is perfect if you just want a short walk. The trails are natural...More

2  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed July 25, 2016

My family and I took a walk over to this park and were quite surprised and pleased at the wonderful walking trails with overlook sights. You get to experience woods, fields and Creekside walks. There are no paved walkways and the hiking trails are not...More

1  Thank SAM1519
Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a pretty undeveloped park. There are a few short, unpaved trails, which is fine but they are so short that you cannot get in a good length walk even by combining them all. It's also pretty scruffy and I don't feel totally safe...More

1  Thank Marannstar
Reviewed July 2, 2016

Our kids love going to this park. Easy walking trails, a stream to follow. Good way to introduce children to hiking, how to follow trails, etc. We often see people walking their dogs, and people seem to clean up after them, thankfully. Educational signage helps...More

Thank J_and_N_in_FL
Reviewed July 5, 2015

Debated whether or not to give this park a three or four star rating. Because it is a pretty setting and the trails cover a lot of the park I opted for four stars. Has a creek area that you can overlook and also a...More

3  Thank Don N
Reviewed February 17, 2015

The Carroll Howard Environmental Park is located on the very southern tip of Fuquay Varina at 301 Wagstaff Road. It is a natural wooded park of about 30 acres. There are several nature trails with small bridges to view the babbling creek. It is a...More

Thank Varina105
Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

Easily accessible trails, good parking, new trail signs, ample trail markers, tolerable bathrooms on site. Great to have in FV!

Thank XoxoDel
Reviewed July 8, 2013

We have a wonderful park down the street from us. We can walk to it, bike to it or drive to it. They have plenty of parking except if they are having a special event. The trails are paved for walking, running, biking and walking...More

2  Thank bunnylady55
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