Walnut Street Park
Situated in the heart of Cary but open enough to feel miles away from the busy city center, Walnut Street Park is a great destination for area residents of all ages who want to get outdoors and have some fun. Offering a wide range of outdoor entertainment options and plenty of room to stretch out and enjoy the fresh air, Walnut Street Park is just one of the many public parks that make Cary such a coveted destination and home for North Carolina families.
Walnut Street Park is appropriately located just off of Walnut Street, and is fairly easy to reach via two of the main highways that cut through Cary – US highway 60, and US 40. Close to popular destinations like the Cary Town Center and the Cary Crossroads Shopping Center, this moderately sized park has ample ways for visitors of all ages to stay entertained on a sunny morning or afternoon.
The park features a wide open space lawn that stretches for 1.4 acres, as well as a picnic shelter complete with picnic tables for small and large groups alike. A brick pedestrian promenade is found nearby with integrated public art pieces, and the site also features boardwalks for birdwatchers and everyday sightseers to take in the scene.
For a little active fun, park-goers can have a ball on the playground, enjoy a walk or a stroll on the natural mulch trail or the paved loop trail, or can enjoy a pick-up gain in the wide open green spaces. For convenience, Walnut Street Park also features ample parking and restroom facilities, which are both easy to reach.
From residents who like to start their day with an early morning jog, to kids who like to get out and explore, there’s certainly a lot to discover at Walnut Street Park. Plan an outing to this centrally located and beloved public destination, and see how fun and active Cary can be.