Historic Yates Mill County Park

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  • Seasons - Year-round (except holidays)
  • Hours - 8 am - Sunset


  • 4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.

    Raleigh,   NC   27603


The 174-acre park features hiking trails, Historic Yates Mill, Wake County’s last remaining gristmill, and the mill’s 24-acre pond, which is fed by Steep Hill Creek. The 18th century water-powered mill is fully restored and operable.

Free admission to the park; mill tour fee: $3-5 (all proceeds directly support the mill’s ongoing maintenance and operations). Park hours: Daily, 8am-sunset; Finley Center: Daily, 8:30 am-5:00 pm; mill tour hours are limited and vary seasonally.

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4620 Lake Wheeler Rd.
Raleigh NC 27603


Latitude: 35° 43' 6.96" / Longitude: -78° 41' 9.9594"

Special Directions:

From I-40/I-440, exit 297, travel on Lake Wheeler Rd. Park entrance on Rt.

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