Have you ever been to Lake Wheeler Park in Raleigh, NC? Lake Wheeler Park was constructed all the way back in 1956. They even got help from the Army Corps Of Engineers! This massive park is made up of 650 acres of lake and 150 acres of parks and land.
There are a few things you can do at Lake Wheeler. You can rent boats, kayaks, fish, walk your dog, walk the trail, and even fish! There is even a small concession stand to buy drinks and snacks. You can also play on the sand volleyball court! Some of the activities and rentals depend on the season, so make sure to check before heading there.
You are allowed to launch your own boats at the boat launch. Motorized boats are allowed with the exception of Jet Skis. You are also allowed to water ski and go tubing! They just do not allow swimming in the lake. There are a few boating rules you must follow, which you can view here.
If you would like more information about Lake Wheeler, check out their website here!
Boat Launch Fees
City residents: $4/day
Senior (age 62 or older): $2/day
Annual rates: city residents $100, non-residents $150, senior citizens $50
Boat Rental Fees (Costs may vary)
Jon Boats (Non-Motorized fishing boats): $4/hour
Kayaks (single or double): $5/hour
Pedal Boats: $6/30 minutes
City resident: $3/day | $50/year
Non-resident: $4/day | $80/year
Senior (age 62): $2/day | $25/year
Children (under 12): no charge
Sand Volleyball Court: $20/hour (2 hour minimum)
OCTOBER AND MARCH
TUESDAY: 1:00 pm-7:00 pm WEDNESDAY: 7:00 am-7:00 pm THURSDAY: 1:00 pm-7:00 pm FRIDAY: 7:00 am-7:00 pm SATURDAY: 7:00 am-7:00 pm SUNDAY: 7:00 am-7:00 pm
NOVEMBER AND FEBRUARY
TUESDAY: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm WEDNESDAY: 7:00 am-6:00 pm THURSDAY: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm FRIDAY: 7:00 am-6:00 pm SATURDAY: 7:00 am-6:00 pm SUNDAY: 7:00 am-6:00 pm
DECEMBER AND JANUARY
TUESDAY: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm WEDNESDAY: 8:00 am-6:00 pm THURSDAY: 1:00 pm-6:00 pm FRIDAY: 8:00 am-6:00 pm SATURDAY: 8:00 am-6:00 pm SUNDAY: 8:00 am-6:00 pm
APRIL AND SEPTEMBER
MONDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm TUESDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm WEDNESDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm THURSDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm FRIDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm SATURDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm SUNDAY: 7:00 am-8:00 pm
MAY THROUGH AUGUST
MONDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm TUESDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm WEDNESDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm THURSDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm FRIDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm SATURDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm SUNDAY: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Lake Wheeler Park
6404 Lake Wheeler Road
Raleigh, NC 27603