Listed on visitraleigh.com as one of the best 10 Things to See and Do in Fuquay Varina, whether your preference is a beautiful walk on a warm summer evening or a brisk afternoon stroll on a winter afternoon, the Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park, located just minutes from the front door of your new dream home at the South Lakes new home community , offers of plenty of options in Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina.
Initially opened in 1992 following a 20 acre tract of land being donated to the town for assistance in educating residents while offering Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina by former mayor Alfred Johnson and his wife, Carroll Howard Johnson, the park has expanded, as in 1998 another 8 acres was donated by Horace Tart.
As was originally intended, the park’s main focus on top of offering Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina is environmental education. The two miles of serene, wooded walking trails are a perfect way to uncover all the natural treasure that the town has to offer. Complete with natural bridges and crossing over several spectacular overlooks, the trails at Carroll Howard Johnson Environmental Education Park give you a refreshing , scenic backdrop to enjoy while taking a walk and enjoying Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina.
In addition to the incredible natural scenery, residents will likely see a variety of other wonders of nature on a walk through the trails. An array of beautiful flora and fauna, in addition to a variety of species of birds and other wildlife are sure to be a highlight here when enjoying Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina.
The walking trails are not the only Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina feature at the park however, as there is also an amphitheatre which is used for events and gatherings and a great picnic shelter that is perfect for larger groups or just a “day in the park” and some lunch with the kids.
The Carroll Howard Environmental Education Park is a great way for you to “get back to nature” and take advantage of the Outdoor Living in Fuquay Varina. To see more on this and all the other Fuquay Varina parks, visit their website at fuquay-varina.org.