Pullen Park

Top 4% of attractions in Raleigh-Durham
7 / 10

4 expert reviews

“Enjoying a whirl on this vintage Dentzel carousel—with its impressive menagerie of more than 50 beautifully restored animals—is but one reason why Pullen Park is known as Raleigh’s “Central Park.””

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"The fifth-oldest operating amusement park in the U.S., Pullen Park is a fun place for all ages and a scenic spot to wander through with lots of flowering trees in the spring and summer. " Full review
U.S. News & World Report U.S. News & World Report
"Not only is it the state's first public park, it's also the fifth-oldest operating amusement park in the U.S...today, visitors flock to the park for its cheap amusements...as well for its lush beauty." Full review
Fodor's Fodor's
"Attracting more than 1 million visitors annually, this park near North Carolina State University draws folks who come to ride the train, the paddleboats, or the 1911 Dentzel carousel." Full review