Renowned as one of the largest public parks in all of Wake County, the Fred G. Bond Metro Park – better known as simply “Bond Park” – is a beloved Cary destination for miles of fun in the sun. Offering a wealth of activities to appeal to park-goers of all ages, Bond Park is a fine destination for all varieties of active pursuits in Cary’s great outdoors.
Bond Park certainly takes up a lot of terrain, as the public park features 310 acres of recreational space, 4.2 miles of trails for walking, jogging, and / or biking, and an on-site lake called Bond Lake which is a popular destination for boating and fishing. The park itself is relatively easy to find thanks to its expansive size, and is situated off the Cay Parkway, Chatam Street, and High House Rd. in the relative heart of town.
Bond Park offers a unique array of activities for visitors, which includes a Challenge Course complete with a progression of physical challenges that encourages individuals as well as groups to find their physical potential. In addition, the park has an on-site boathouse on the edge of Lake Bond, which offers bait, snacks, ice cream cones, and much more, as well as a gorgeous wooded setting.
Visitors can explore Bond Lake via motorizes vessel or kayak, or can just enjoy a lazy afternoon along the water’s edge fishing for a variety of freshwater species. The park also features numerous athletic fields, a “Lazy Daze” playground for young visitors, an expansive and covered picnic shelter, and even an outdoor amphitheater for special events and performances.
With so much to see, do, and explore, it’s no wonder that Bond Park has been called an oasis in the middle of Cary. Offering a wealth of ways to have fun on land, on water, and everywhere in between, Bond Park is a great spot for miles of fun in the heart of the Triangle.