Historic Yates Mill County Park

Raleigh , North Carolina 27611

Historic Yates Mill County Park

Historic Yates Mill County Park Professional Review and Guide

"This hike not only explores historic and photogenic Yates Mill and its adjacent pond, but also nearby wetlands, tributaries, and hills on well-marked and maintained foot trails. The nature center here is worth a visit too.

Yates Mill County Park truly deserves the “Historic” moniker at the beginning of its name, for it is the only operating mill left in Wake County of the seventy that were once scattered throughout the district. A mill, dam, and pond were first located here at Steep Hill Creek back in the mid-1700s, when North Carolina was still a British colony."

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Trail Information

Raleigh
Nearby City
3.5
Distance
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
2-2.5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Historic Yates Mill County Park, 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh, NC 27603; (919) 856-6675; wakegov.com/parks/yatesmill
Local Contacts
Yates Mill County Park; USGS Lake Wheeler
Local Maps

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Jul 2018