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Walnut Street Park

1420 Walnut Street

Walnut Street Park is located in central Cary on 11 acres of land. Park visitors may stroll down the brick promenade, walk the scenic paved trails, overlook wetlands on boardwalks, play on the playground or have a picnic in the open lawn.


  • Brick Pedestrian Promenade with Integrated Public Art
  • Open Space Lawn (1.4 acres)
  • Picnic Shelter & Picnic Tables
  • Playground
  • Paved Loop Trail (1 mile = 2.5 Loops)
  • Natural Mulch Trail
  • Boardwalks
  • Restroom Facility
  • Parking

Park Map

The Master Plan for the park is available for download in the following pdf sections:    
    Introduction (16 mb)
    Inventory and Analysis (17 mb)
    Master Plan (2 mb)
    Illustrative Plan (13 mb)
    Design and Cost (1 mb)
    Appendix (3 mb)

From the North or South: Take SE Maynard Rd. to Walnut St., go east and turn right onto Lawrence Rd.

From the East or West: Take Walnut St. to Lawrence Rd.

Park Hours of Operation:
Sunrise to Sunset