Get Active Outside this Fall in Raleigh Parks!

News posted Oct. 15, 2018 - 5:20 pm
Fall Exercise

Ready to get outside and get active this fall? Enjoy the cooler weather with a walk, run or bike ride on the greenway. Join a walking club to stay active with a group. Use Park Locator to find our facilities with outdoor tracks. The possibilities are endless with Raleigh Parks!


The Capital Area Greenway System is a network of public open spaces and recreational trails which provides for activities such as walking, jogging, hiking, nature study, and outdoor fun. The trails connect many of Raleigh's parks and in many cases provide a complement to the recreational activities at the parks. Find the closest trail to you and view our full system map here.

With 117 miles of greenway to explore there is so much to see! Need a starting point? Try Abbotts Creek Trail and enjoy the natural beauty of the fall season Abbotts Creek Trail is approximately 3 miles long and offers seasonal opportunities to experience nature including the Great Blue Heron habitat. For a full list of our trails and their features and amenities, visit our Capital Area Greenway System page.


You can register for any walking club online using RecLink. Courses can be found easily in RecLink by searching the unique course "registration barcode" listed below.

Green Road Walking Club
Mondays through Fridays - 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Meet new friends, improve your health, and stay active with this free course! Come out to Green Road Community Center during those cold winter months! Walk at your own pace!
Age: 18 years and older
Registration Barcode: #226390

Roberts Park Walking Club
Mondays and Wednesdays - 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Let's get moving! Join us at Roberts Park for a community walking club in the Roberts Park gym. This is a great way to fit exercise into your day and build relationships with your neighbors, family and friends. Rain or shine....see you at Roberts Park!
Ages: 16 years and up
Registration Barcode: #227976


Park Locator is a mapping tool for Raleigh parks that allows patrons to find the closest park to their home, search for parks by amenity, get directions to a park, and explore program offerings at the parks. By searching by the criteria "running" or any outdoor active activities, Park Locator can quickly and easily connect you with the closest parks offering those amenities to you. Try it today!

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