- The list below includes 95 free or cheap things to do in or near Wake Forest, North Carolina, including 55 different types of inexpensive activities like Parks, Art Gallery, Running/Jogging and Bowling.
- From Falls Lake State Recreation Area to E Carroll Joyner Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Wake Forest and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Raleigh, Cary, Durham and Garner.
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13304 Creedmoor Rd., Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
A 12,000-acre lake surrounded by 26,000 acres of woodlands offers a variety of outdoor activities at Falls Lake State Recreation Area. Camping, boating, hiking, fishing and swimming are just some of the activities available at this park, open year-round.
E Carroll Joyner Park is a 117 acre park bordered by a 2,000 foot stone ribbon wall. Those visiting the park will find several restored farm buildings, a pecan grove, a log cabin, and a 1,000 lawn-seat amphitheater.
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12098 New Falls of Neuse Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587 MoreLess Info
Spanning nearly 28 miles, Neuse River Greenway Trail extends from Falls Lake Dam to the Wake County Line. It can be used for walking, biking and wildlife viewing and features river crossings, trees, wetlands and bridges.
Home to over eighty five acres of woodlands, Horseshoe Farm Park is a peaceful haven of natural beauty. The pet-friendly park is a favorite for dog owners, while others enjoy picnicking, bird watching or walking the unpaved trails.
Located on 100 acres, JB Flaherty Park is home to a community center and provides tennis courts and fields for baseball and softball. The park features a dog park, children's playground, two ponds and a picnic shelter.
Falls Lake Dam was constructed by the Army Corps of Engineers between 1978 and 1981 along the Neuse River. The lake created by the dam offers recreational fishing and boating areas along with lakeside hiking and mountain biking trails.
Featuring an open grass field, Mill Bridge Nature Park has several walking trails that lead into the wilderness. The park hosts community events like bluegrass concerts, family movie nights, and classic car shows.