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Hidden Gem in Southern Wake County!

Nothing but good things to say about Harris Lake County Park! There is something for everyone... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2017
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Quite & clean

Not as crowded as other wake county parks. Beautiful lake with multiple boat ramps near by the main... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
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2112 County Park Dr, New Hill, NC 27562-9636
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Nothing but good things to say about Harris Lake County Park! There is something for everyone here: * Nice Mountain Bike Trails * Hiking Trails around the peninsula * Disc Golf course * fishing area * Places for picnics and cookouts * Open spaces for...More

Thank deLeonStrong
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Not as crowded as other wake county parks. Beautiful lake with multiple boat ramps near by the main park. Playground, vollyball, bathrooms - will be back!

Thank Hamme
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Great area to have a picinic or outside event! Harris lake has kids play ground, trail, fishing biking or you can plan a picinic. It's a awsome place and location to spend with family and make a day out of. I enjoy going on sundays...More

Thank aileen r
Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

This has always been a go-to park for me. I rarely run into big crowds. The park has numerous trails for biking, walking, etc. It also has a Frisbee golf course, which is really fun as well. Overall, if you don't care that the entire...More

Thank ballouskys
Reviewed September 4, 2016

I visited last week for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. I ran the Peninsula trail, which is about 4.5 or 5 miles long. Not a ton of elevation so if you are looking for a challenge, do Umstead or Eno River instead. Tons...More

Thank JTess1425
Reviewed September 2, 2016

A lot of time, effort and funds have gone into the trails. If you haven't been out to Harris in a while, go check it out. Much faster and laid out better than they were before. Also several areas are designed for speed. Great place...More

Thank TeamUSMC
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Harris Lake is a Wake County Park in New Hill, just south of Apex. The 680-acre park is located on a peninsula in Harris Lake, the reservoir for Shearon Harris Nuclear Power Plant. The park features hiking trails, mountain biking trails, a disc golf course,...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2015

Great park with enjoyable hiking trail. In the fall, remember you are hiking near gamelands - probably advisable to have one person in your party wear blaze orange. In the summer, a snake or two may crawl across the trail so heads up. You get...More

Thank jbrooksws
Reviewed September 1, 2015

This is a nice park part of the Wake County NC Park System. The park is located at the Shearon Harris Lake, a lake providing water for the nuclear reaction at the Shearon Harris Plant. Three fine picnic shelters were noticed excellent and clean facilities...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed August 2, 2015

We had our two grandchildren, ages 6 and 8, with us foar the weekend and decided to take them to a place where my husband has enjoyed fishing. It was a good choice. This park has many places that young children would find appealing. The...More

Thank Ellen K
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