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Dorothea Dix Park

  • Umstead Dr.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

On July 24, 2015, the City of Raleigh and the State of N.C. completed the closing process for the City's acquisition of 308 acres of the Dorothea Dix Campus. The purpose of the City's acquisition of the property is to eventually plan and develop a new destination park.

Explore Dorothea Dix Park: Spring Nature Walk

  • April 23, 2017
  • Location: Dorothea Dix Park Big Field
  • Address: Barbour Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603

Join a guided nature hike through Dix Park. The walk will be about a mile at an easy pace as we observe April's blooms, birds, bugs, amphibians and so... View Details

Explore Dorothea Dix Park: Skywatching!

  • May 06, 2017
  • Address: Umstead Dr., Raleigh, NC 27603

Join staff and volunteers from the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society (CHAOS) and Raleigh Ast... View Details

Explore Dorothea Dix Park: National Bike Month

  • May 20, 2017
  • Location: Eliza Pool Park
  • Address: 1600 Fayetteville St., Raleigh, NC 27603

Did you know May is National Bike Month? What better way to celebrate than taking a ride on City of Raleigh greenways, with a stop at Dorothea Dix P... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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