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Pullen Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Went here as a child and now taking 3 grand kids. Fun place if it is not to hot or cold or... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Sam B
Fun place to take my young grand children

Pullen Park is clean and has a lot of play space and attractions. My grandchildren love the train... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, North Carolina
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“merry go round”(104 reviews)
Richard Stanhope Pullen founded Pullen Park on March 22, 1887. Once farmland, Mr. Pullen donated the land as a gift to the City of Raleigh to be used as parkland. He characterized it as on old cow pasture, red and rocky. He intended this land to be...more
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408 Ashe Ave, Raleigh, NC 27606-2149
+1 919-996-6468
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here as a child and now taking 3 grand kids. Fun place if it is not to hot or cold or raining. Good cafe and many fun things to do.

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Pullen Park is clean and has a lot of play space and attractions. My grandchildren love the train that travels the perimeter of the park and of course, the carousel. There are sections for varying ages, which makes playing safer and more interactive. Slides, sand...More

Thank Janejim37
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My grandsons had a blast. Riding the train, climbing the different jungle gyms, riding the carousel. Big beautiful park for kids and “big kids”

Thank 04grandsons
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have little ones this is the place to go to show them how wonderful it was when you were little. There is a beautiful carousel, a train that takes you on a super fun ride around the park. Paddle boats, and lil' boats...More

Thank LoveTravel783458
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very well maintained and clean park. There is a carousel and a mini train and a playground. And there are paths and bridges if you want to enjoy a stroll near the river.

Thank str8oz
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the whole family here. Great place to wander around and enjoy the outside and fresh air. Took our little ones here where they had a blast in their large playground, took a ride on the train and carousel. The carousel was a nice break...More

Thank Bernie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This park is worth a visit. There are several activities for kids such as a playground, train and carousel. There are quiet places to sit and a peaceful feeling although the park was crowded. It is a great way to spend a nice afternoon outside....More

Thank Dream709275
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son and his wife, and their 2 sons, went to Pullen Park on Labor Day. We had a WONDERFUL time! My grandsons are 2 and 1 year old. They had a blast! We rode the carousel and the train, and my oldest grandson rode...More

Thank Happiness534043
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun. The train was amazing. Plenty of parking and great prices so many different things for kids to do

Thank TinaTB1977
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is primarily for the kids, and draws big crowds. There is a train, a carousel, and paddle boats, as well as a popular playground area. It is also a good place for a family picnic, and at the top of the hill (with a...More

Thank smithnewland
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Lisa P
January 24, 2018|
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Sherri H
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Response from Thomas L | Reviewed this property |
Pretty much open year round.
July 30, 2017|
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Response from Smirkin | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I would try one of the local lakes instead. Many of them have paddle boats and are dog friendly.