Blue Jay Point County Park, Raleigh

4.8
#12 of 20 in Parks in Raleigh
Blue Jay Point County Park is a 236-acre park that was once primarily agricultural land. A majority of this acreage is now second-growth forestlands. We have roughly three acres dedicated to open play fields, playgrounds, an environmental education center and an overnight lodge.

Blue Jay Point is a peninsula, bordered on three sides by Raleigh's primary drinking water supply, Falls Lake. The lake is a reservoir managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Park boundaries are marked by orange blazes on trees and with signs. All local, state and federal laws apply while inside the park. The park officially opened its gates to the public on January 1, 1992.

Learn more about Blue Jay Point County Park at: http://www.wakegov.com/parks/bluejay
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  • This is a lovely park, with some hiking trails (including a piece of the Mountain to Sea Trail), some along the lake. There are fields for soccer and baseball, there is a playground, and there is a vi...  more »
  • It is a bit of a hidden gem. If you don't know it is there you are missing out. Wonderful place in our community  more »
  • Our children have loved this park for years. They love to hike in the woods, and this is an amazingly beautiful place. You feel the peace of nature.  more »
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  • I really enjoyed the park! I went with my job and I truly learned about animals and seen animals that I’ve only seen on National Geographic.
  • Fantastic place to go for a walk! And to take photos and see birds! As an avid birder I was like oh well that's a cute name and figure I wouldn't see many birds but I did and was very happy. I also saw alot of squirrels and two deer. Deer in North Carolina are oddly unafraid of people or she just didnt mind my taking a selfie with her either way it was awesome I had a nice walk and enjoyed myself. Once you get away from the parking area and the people of course lol
  • Easy walk to lake and few bass from shore
  • Blue jay Piont is a good place with lots of problems. Their educational activities make the trip fun as your able to rent lodge and spend time with your family camping. The problems thou is having trouble keeping track of time. Their dishwashers or other kitchen itms break down, and the beds are extremely unconfortable ss they feel hard like rubber. If you ever go make sure to bring soft sheets on top of there beds cause your not giong to have a good night sleep sleeping on them normal.
  • Great experience! good for family, and lots of hiking. Also has a nice little kids playground! has a lake, but not to swim in. Good area and location! I really recommend this park!
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