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“Great hikes!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Lake Johnson Park

Lake Johnson Park
Ranked #11 of 144 things to do in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
114 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great hikes!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

This is a small park on a small lake, but the exercise and fresh air rival the most majestic of lakes. A great quick getaway for a Saturday morning hike!

Visited June 2012
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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59 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice oasis in Raleigh”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

Very nice oasis in Raleigh to stop by and take a relaxing walk. The trails are nice, clean and well kept. There is paddle boating and canoes as well to rent. Nice place to spend an afternoon.Bring lunch and spend the day here.

Visited March 2013
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A great place to walk with your family”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2013

The staff has done a great job with the new bridges and path ways. Disappointed that we cannot feed the ducks anymore, this was part of the fun especially for the little ones.

Visited July 2012
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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful little park”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2013

Although it's currently undergoing some construction, the trail around Lake Johnson is beautiful for walking, running or biking any time of year. I've been there in all types of weather, except snow and found the scenery to be lovely and the trails to be in good condition. If there are any detractors, they include the lack of parking and the pesky geese that have gotten a bit too comfortable harassing humans. I suggest not going there with food and, if you do, avoid the main entrance and opt for a quiet corner eating on a blanket vs. the picnic area that the geese frequent.

Visited February 2013
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Cary, North Carolina
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40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Park!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

I walk Lake Johnson 2-4 times per week in decent (above 50) to excellent weather. The kayak's are fun but there is no drip guard on the oars.

Visited January 2013
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