Located just south of Raleigh, Harris Lake County Park is quickly becoming a destination park. Excellent fishing in both the lake and the stocked fishing pond, five-mile hiking trail, disc golf course, 10 miles of mountain-bike trails, volleyball court, environmental education programs, self-guided phone tours and a playground await visitors. Picnic shelters with grills available for rental. Free admission. Hours: Daily, 8am-sunset. Closed Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, Thanksgiving Day and New Year's Day.