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Historic Yates Mill County Park, Raleigh

Categories: Historic Sites, Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 150 reviews on the web
- 174-acre nature park and wildlife refuge

- 18th century restored water-powered grist mill

- 16-foot tall stone mill dam and 24-acre mill pond

- 16,000 square-foot visitor center with exhibit hall and field research center

- 3 miles of hiking trails through diverse natural habitats

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  • What a cool free place to visit during your down time. I'm in raleigh on business a lot so I try to find things to see and do. Yates Mill fits the bill. It scenic and cool. Add it to your bucket list. 
  • Great spot for a walk. The museum details how the mill supported commerce and built the community. Great pictures/stories of old time Raleigh. Definitely recommend 
  • Full disclosure: I lead tours at Yates Mill, the circa 1763 operating grist mill that is inside the county park. This park is a nature preserve. This park is an historic attraction. This park is two, ...  read more »
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