Lake Johnson Park comprises more than 300 acres of land surrounding the lake of 150+ acres. The lake/park offers boating (jonboats, paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, sailboats and personal launches—non-motorized, nontrailered), picnic shelters, concessions, facility rentals, greenway trails and a vast array of classes, special events and recreational opportunities for the entire family. The lake is great for fishing of largemouth bass, shell cracker, crappie, bream, catfish and carp. Free admission; fee for boat launch and facility rental.
4601 Avent Ferry Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27606
Year-round (Closed Mondays Oct.-Mar.)
- Boat access
- Parking: Free
- Dog friendly
Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau