White Oak Greenway

White Oak Trail: Cary’s Best-Kept Secret

Cary, NC — One of the best-kept secrets of the Cary Greenway system is the White Oak Trail. I recently took a walk on the central segment and kept an eye out for its natural wonders. Read more

A Day at the Higgins Greenway

Cary, NC — Lovers of outdoor exercise, and birdwatchers especially, have many options to enjoy among Cary’s greenway system. Most of these trails are located in western and southern sections of Cary, but there is one very special greenway that’s found inside the Maynard Loop and is not well-known to the general public.  Read more

A Day at the White Oak Creek Greenway

White-Oak

Cary, NC — Last week, I took a guided walk of the White Oak Creek Greenway and found it to be one of the best places to discover wildlife in Cary. Read more

Lake Crabtree

A Day at Lake Crabtree County Park

Lake Crabtree

Morrisville, NC — Lake Crabtree County Park is one of my favorite places to visit on crisp, fall mornings and warm, sunny afternoons. Here’s why. Read more

Lexie Lane

Cary Parks #10: Lexie Lane Park

Lexie Lane

Part 10 in our Cary Parks series.

Cary, NC — Lexie Lane Park is hidden next to the Citizen’s Convenience Center (also known as the town dump) in Downtown Cary. But don’t let that dissuade you from visiting.

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New Cary Park Opens on American Tobacco Trail

New Hope Park

Cary, NC — On Saturday, October 17, 2015, the New Hope Church Road Trailhead Park opened in northwestern Cary. We were there to take some photos of the ceremony. Read more

Tunnel

Pedestrian Tunnel Planned for White Oak Greenway

Tunnel

Cary, NC — Town of Cary has plans to complete the White Oak Creek Greenway, including a pedestrian tunnel under the railroad tracks near Davis Drive. A public information session to go over the plans is scheduled for Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Read more

katal

Cary Parks: Who is KATAL the Dragon?

katal

Editor’s Note: Excerpts from this article were first published on the Cary Visual Art blog.

Cary, NC — I love the Kids Together playground at Marla Dorrel Park (off of Tryon Road and Cary Parkway) for many reasons. My favorite feature at the park, however, is KATAL the dragon. Read more

Nature

New Children’s Nature Trail Opens in Cary

Nature

Cary, NC — The Stevens Nature Center at Hemlock Bluffs has been the focus of many new ideas and approaches to nature education since it opened in 1992. The very latest addition–the Children’s Nature Trail–was dedicated by the Town of Cary on National Trails Day, June 6, 2015. Read more

Carpenter Park

Cary Breaks Ground on Carpenter Park & Memorial

Carpenter Park

Cary, NC — A brand-new Cary park will be home to a privately-funded memorial to recognize the victims of two planes crashes, one of which that occurred only one mile from the park’s site.

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