Historic Oak View County Park



Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Year-round
  • Hours - Grounds: 8 am - 1 hour before sunset; Buildings: Monday - Saturday 8:30 am - 5 pm; Sunday 1 - 5 pm


  • 4028 Carya Dr.

    Raleigh,   NC   27610


For close to 150 years, Oak View was a busy working farm. Although the farmers, crops and livestock are now gone, the land and its remaining buildings still tell the farm’s story. A day at Oak View offers a variety of cultural, educational, agricultural and recreational activities. Visit the Greek Revival-style Main Farmhouse (circa 1855); the Cotton Gin House (circa 1900) to learn about cotton farming; the Plank Kitchen (circa 1825) to see how cooking was done more than a century ago; and the Farm History Center, the only modern building onsite, for an overview about farming in North Carolina. Other historic buildings are here, too..

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4028 Carya Dr.
Raleigh NC 27610


Latitude: 35° 46' 12" / Longitude: -78° 34' 10.9194"

Special Directions:

I-440 beltline to exit 15 (Poole Rd.) East towards Wendell, left on Carya Drive into Wake County Office Park. Follow the “Historic Site” sign.

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