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Shelley Lake Park, Raleigh

Categories: Nature & Parks
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4.3/5 based on 50+ reviews on the web
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  • I've spent many hours going around this park. Parking at Sertoma makes it easy to access the trail around the lake. 
  • I love everything about this park because the nature is what brings me back. It's great if you want to exercise, fish, walk your dog or bike ride. 
  • Great Lake to walk around as the scenery changes and very popular with families and dog walkers. Go early morning in summer before it gets hot, great to walk in the afternoon on cooler days. Kids play...  read more »
  • Park has just enough development to be user friendly, but not so much that it takes away from the nature experience. In the mornings I've seen a variety of wildlife, including deer, fox, blue heron, ducks, geese, and even turtles. Beefs are the muddy washouts at the north end of trails after heavy rains (which can take a couple days to get cleaned up) and lack of boathouse-cafe, which would be great for chilling.
  • Great park tucks away right in the middle of North Raleigh. Good for biking, walking, picnicking, and tossing a frisbee. It's rather domesticated, so don't expect a place to build a fire or camp. And the "trails" are pretty much paved walkways. Nice lake though, pretty place to enjoy the day.
  • Great park for families a and anyone stating a light or medium exercise routine. Nature is a gift from GOD. Let's preserve the living nature around us.
  • Nice paved trail. Easy walk. Needs some cleaning up though.
  • Beautiful scenery great place for dogs to run and walk with! Great trail!
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