Corn Grinding Demonstration Tours

  • Dates: June 18, 2023 - November 19, 2023
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 3rd Sunday
  • Venue: Historic Yates Mill County Park
  • Location: South Raleigh
  • Address: 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Phone: 919.856.6675
  • Times: See website
  • Admission: Adults, $5; Seniors, $4; Children (7-16), $3; Children 6 and under, free.


See the park’s 18th-century gristmill in action! Hear the splash of water on the waterwheel and join our historic interpreters for a guided tour, where you can watch the millstones at work grinding corn into meal. Tickets are limited, and pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Tickets are available online up until midnight the day before the tour, and limited tickets may also be available the day of the tour in the mill yard.