Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department

Last updated Dec. 01, 2014 - 1:06 pm

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!

Contact Information

919-996-3285 | email
Raleigh Municipal Building, 222 W. Hargett St. - 6th Floor
Director: Diane Sauer


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