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Historic Yates Mill County Park

  • 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27603

The 174-acre wildlife park features hiking trails, Historic Yates Mill, Wake County’s last remaining gristmill, and the mill’s 24-acre pond, which is fed by Steep Hill Creek. The 18th century water-powered mill is fully restored and operable. Free admission to the park; mill tour fee: $3-5 (all proceeds directly support the mill's ongoing maintenance and operations). Park hours: Daily, 8am-sunset; Finley Center: Daily, 8:30am-5pm; mill tour hours are limited and vary seasonally.


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A Side of History: Totally Toys

  • December 19, 2017
  • Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603

Children have been playing with toys and using them to learn important skills for thousands of years. Join Historic Yates Mill County Park t... View Details

Discovery Table: The Shortest Day

  • December 21, 2017 - December 23, 2017
  • Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Late dawn. Early sunset. Short day. Long night. For us in the Northern Hemisphere, the December solstice marks the longest night and shortest day of t... View Details

Field School: The Ingalls' Long Winter

  • December 22, 2017
  • Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603

Laura Ingalls Wilder and her family really had to tough it out. Learn what the family did to survive one especially long winter and find out how the f... 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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