Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department
The purpose of the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department is to actively encourage, provide, promote and protect quality leisure, recreation and cultural opportunities, facilities and environments that are essential for the enhancement of the lives of our citizens.
We invite you to discover your Raleigh Parks!
Parks and Facilities
The department maintains over 9,000 acres of parkland. Learn more about our parks and facilities.
Greenways and Trails
The Capital Area Greenway System is a network of public open spaces and recreational trails.
Learn more about the Raleigh Arts!
Park Planning and Development
Want to stay on top of the latest park projects?
Programs and Classes
The department offers fun programs and services. Come out and play!
Register on RecLink
Want to register online for a class? Visit RecLink.
Leisure Ledger and Publications
Check out the latest Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources publications.