Fred G. Bond Metro Park, at 310 acres, is one of the largest municipal parks in Wake County. Like an oasis in the midst of the town, the park design preserves the environment and offers opportunities for many types of recreation.


General Information

Bond Park LakeBond Park Map | Bond Park Video

Gates open by 7:30 a.m. and close at sunset (times posted on gates).
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*Note: Due to damage from Hurricane Matthew, the Lake Trail has been modified to an out and back trail. The pedestrian bridges at Oxxford Hunt (Bridge #1) and Bridge #2 are closed through Summer 2017. Learn more about the Lake Trail Bridge Replacement project.


boathouse all (Custom)Find bait, snacks, ice cream, sno-cones, drinks, and more -- all for sale at the beautiful Boathouse nestled among the pines on the waterfront of Bond Lake.


Challenge Course

Challenge Course An outdoor learning facility that encourages individuals and groups to see their potential through a graduated progression of challenge activities that foster personal growth and improved teamwork.



Kiwanis Shelter

Kiwanis Picnic Shelter (The Kiwanis Shelter Restrooms will be closed mid-September 2017 through February 2018 for remodeling. Portable units are onsite while restrooms are closed.)
Buehler Picnic Shelter
Screened Porch 

Please call (919) 462-3970 to reserve a shelter.

Other Features

Bond Park GreenwaySertoma Amphitheatre (Sertoma Amphitheatre will be closed mid-September 2017 through February 2018 for remodeling.)
Compost Education Center
Lazy Daze Playground (Lazy Daze Playground will be closed on Friday, September 10 after 3 p.m. for maintenance.)
Athletic fields (Call 919-469-4061 for rentals.)

All facilities are integrated into the natural setting. Visitors may enjoy picnics, play ball on the athletic fields, see a performance in the amphitheater, walk along the trails, or play on the Lazy Daze Playground. The Bond Park Community Center and the Cary Senior Center are within the park boundaries.