Forest Ridge Park

Last updated Nov. 16, 2017 - 3:45 pm
Forest Ridge

Information

  • 919-556-6781
Forest Ridge Park Welcome Center

General Park Information

  • Register for programs at the Welcome Center; Open daily at 8 a.m.
  • Forest Ridge Park has trails for everyone, including single track mountain bike trails, hiking and multi-use trails.
  • Enjoy the outdoors with our large open space, wooded terrain, lake views, picnic shelters, and playground.
  • View Trail Status
  • Contact Assistant Park Manager Matthew Scheffel

Programs

Forest Ridge Park Programs

Public Programs

Amenities

Forest Ridge Welcome Center

Welcome Center and Meeting Space

  • Get up to date information on what Forest Ridge has to offer by visiting us at the Welcome Center

Trail at Forest Ridge Park

Trails

  • Forest Ridge Park has trails for anyone. Both paved and unpaved trails available. Check out the newly designed single track mountain bike trail.
  • View Trail Status

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Playground

  • Adjacent to the picnic shelters, our playgrounds feature adventure elements for ages 5-12.
  • Multi-element design for both young and older youth including a zip line feature.
  • Features include slides, swings, climbing elements with rubber surfacing.

Shelter at Forest Ridge Park

Picnic Shelters

  • Use our picnic shelters for your next gathering. Shelters are first come first serve. However, if you would like to reserve a shelter for your next party, contact the Welcome Center office.

Site Rentals

Forest Ridge Site Rentals

Meeting Room

  • Contact the Forest Ridge Office to reserve this space for your next meeting, party, or gathering!
  • Capacity: 47 people
  • TV screen hookup and WiFi connection available
  • Mini refrigerator and microwave available
  • Table and chair setup options
  • $60/hr with a 2 hour minimum

Trails

Trail at Forest Ridge Park
  • The network of trails at Forest Ridge Park offers something for everyone.
  • Single Track trails will be closed during and after rain events to prevent trail damage. Please call 919-556-6781 to check on the status of trails.
  • 3 miles of single track mountain bike trails including both a 2 mile loop and a 1 mile loop.
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  • 1.25 miles of unpaved multi-use trails
  • Single track hiking trails
  • Paved Trails
  • View other trail opportunities with the City of Raleigh

Shelters (2)

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Shelter at Forest Ridge Park

Shelter 1

  • Open to the public on a first come basis unless reserved in advance.
  • Reservations can be made by contacting the park office at 919-556-6781
  • Capacity: 96 people
  • 2 grills
  • 16 tables
  • Rental Fee: $12 per hour with a two hour minimum

Shelter at Forest Ridge Park

Shelter 2

  • Open to the public on a first come basis unless reserved in advance.
  • Reservations can be made by contacting the park office at 919-556-6781
  • Capacity: 72 people
  • 2 grills
  • 12 tables
  • Rental Fee: $12 per hour with a two hour minimum

Playgrounds

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playground for younger children

Ages 2-4

  • Slides and swings

playground for older children

Ages 5-12

  • Climbing elements
  • Zipline

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