Cary is currently under a Stay-at-Home order in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Most public-facing and staffed facilities are closed to the public, including Town Hall. All playgrounds are closed but greenways, parks, and park restrooms remain open at this time. Some services have been canceled or are limited. Learn more.

Mills School Park

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In support of Wake County's restrictions designed to slow the spread of COVID-19, Town of Cary playgrounds are closed until further notice. Greenways, parks, and restrooms within parks remain open at this time. Learn more.

425 Mills Park Drive

Mills Park School/Park is located on the campuses of Mills Park Middle and Elementary schools in Western Cary. Since its opening in 2010, Mills Park School/Park represents a collaborative effort between the Wake County School System and the Town of Cary. The park features two multi-purpose athletic fields (one lighted), a lighted softball field, lighted football and track stadium field, a lighted basketball slab, and a picnic shelter with restrooms.


  • 2 multi-purpose fields (one lighted)
  • Lighted football/track stadium field
  • Lighted youth softball field
  • Picnic Shelter with restrooms
  • Lighted basketball slab


Google Maps directions to Mills Park School/Park.

Park Hours

Because Mills Park School/Park is located on the campuses of Mills Park Middle and Elementary schools, hours of operation are limited to 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m.-10 p.m. on the weekends.

All four fields can be rented and scheduled through the Town of Cary by calling 919-858-0464. School use and Town scheduled use have priority over public walk-up play. Any organized play must be scheduled through the Town (see Sports Facility Use Policy).