Shelley Lake Park

Spring is almost here, and after the cold winter weather, more people will want to spend time outside. Where can you go in the Raleigh area to enjoy a nice day outdoors? This week, I’ll tell you about one place – Shelley Lake.

Where is Shelley Lake?

Shelley Lake is located at 1400 West Millbrook Rd. in Raleigh. It is in the northern part of midtown Raleigh, between Creedmoor Rd. and Six Forks Rd. Click on the map below to get directions.

Google Map of Shelley Lake Park

Screen shot of Google Map

What can I do at Shelley Lake Park?

There are many things for your whole family to do at the park.

  • You can exercise. The park has a 2-mile path where you can walk, run, or bicycle.
  • Your children can play. Shelley Lake Park has playgrounds for children ages 2-12.
  • You can play basketball. There are basketball courts open to the public.
  • You can take an art class. Sertoma Arts Center is located at Shelley Lake Park. The arts center offers classes in painting, drawing, photography, and more! Click here for more information about Sertoma Arts Center.

Your Turn

Do you prefer to go to the park alone or with your friends and family? What do you like to do at the park? Write one sentence in the comments to tell us.