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Lake Johnson Park

  • 4601 Avent Ferry Rd.
    Raleigh, NC 27606

Lake Johnson Park comprises more than 300 acres of land surrounding 150-acre lake. The lake offers boat rentals (jonboats, pedalboats, canoes, kayaks, sailboats, SUPs) and welcomes personal boat launches (non-motorized, non-trailered boats). The park also boasts picnic shelters, concessions, facility rentals and Capital Area Greenway access, as well as an array of classes and recreational opportunities for the entire family. The lake is great for fishing of large-mouth bass, crappie, bream, catfish and carp. Free admission; fee for boat launches, boat rentals and facility rentals. Open daily, sunrise-sunset (closed Mon., Oct.-March).


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  • Season of Operation: Year-round
  • Monday Hours: Sunrise - sunset (closed Oct. - Apr.)
  • Tuesday Hours: Sunrise - sunset
  • Wednesday Hours: Sunrise - sunset
  • Thursday Hours: Sunrise - sunset
  • Friday Hours: Sunrise - sunset
  • Saturday Hours: Sunrise - sunset
  • Sunday Hours: Sunrise - sunset
Lake Johnson Park Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 2
  • Total Sqft.: 900
  • Largest Room: 900
  • Banquet Capacity: 78
  • Classroom Capacity: 78
  • Reception Capacity: 99
  • Floorplan: View/Download File
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  • Description: Conference Room rates start at $75/hour (Verandah and Deck extra), plus extra fees; overlooks lake. Magnolia Cottage is $75/hour, plus extra fees; woodland view.
  • Elevators: 0
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  • Total Capacity: 99
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Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Conference Room, Verandah, Deck 23 X 35       900.00     99     78     78     99     View  
Magnolia Cottage X       1000.00         35     35     49     View  
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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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