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Lake Johnson Park, Raleigh

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Park · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • We drove around the lake and really enjoyed the nature all around. The short little bridge is quaint, and adds to the beauty of this prestine area.  more »
  • On a reconnaissance mission as we are planning a birthday party for a timeframe in April. The folks at the Visitor Center were very helpful.We saw the area around the Visitor Center. The Lake offers.....  more »
  • Very serene and a lovely place to take your dog on a walk. My dog and I head out here once or twice a month to enjoy the 3 mile hike around the lake. Even on a busy Saturday morning it's never too crowded. I wish their parking lot by the kayak rental place was bigger but you can usually find a spot in the overflow lot if you get there before 9am on Saturday. Good luck finding one after that though!
  • Nice park to walk/run/walk your dog. You have to pay to launch your own kayak. Not worth it. Lake is incredibly small. I did the entire thing in probably 40 min. It'd be fine if it was free to kayak. But the fact that they charge you... :(

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