Our next series of posts will focus on active lifestyle options and amenities in the Town of Knightdale. In each of our first two articles of this series, we will look at Outdoor Living in Knightdale NC. To start us on our journey Achieving the active lifestyle you desire is easy, and yet another reason supporting your decision to seek out new homes in Knightdale NC.
In opting for the new homes at Knightdale Station, you will be centralized around five, great Knightdale NC parks. We will look at each of the following, as you become more familiar with the town’s outdoor living options.
Knightdale NC Parks and Trails = Outdoor Living in Knightdale NC
- Harper Parks and Trails
- Knightdale Community Park and Trails
- Environmental Park and Trails
- Mingo Creek Park and Trails
- Knightdale Station Park and Trails
Harper Park and Trails
207 Main Street, Knightdale
Harper Park was originally named in honor of Eugene Harper, Knightdale’s longest-serving mayor of all time. Living in Knightdale NC at Knightdale Station puts you just up the street from this beautiful park also.
This four-acre neighborhood park features a children’s playground, restrooms, two tennis courts, covered and uncovered picnic shelters. Just added this summer were brand new renovations to the tennis courts. Likewise, the park added new pickleball courts as well.. Adding to your Outdoor Living in Knightdale NC, Harper Park also boasts more than two acres of shaded woods and trails.
Knightdale Community Park and Trails
1137 Old Knight Road, Knightdale
Knightdale Community Park plays year-round host to special athletic, High School, and other sporting events. The complex includes 4 lighted ball fields, concession stand, and children’s playground.
The Knightdale Community Park is located right beside Knightdale High School. The park hours are dawn until dusk and the scenic trails truly offer a serene and beautiful setting for a walk.
Environmental Park and Trails
1388 North Smithfield Road, Knightdale
Located in the “center of town,” Environmental Park is symbolic of the youth sports and activities that epitomize Outdoor Living in Knightdale NC. Featuring public art and paved walking trail, this park features entrances at both Town Hall and East Wake Regional Library.
In addition, this Knightdale NC park features a boardwalk around a pond with benches, overlooks, and two picnic shelters.
Knightdale Station Park
810 North First Avenue, Knightdale
The 76-acre municipal park right here on-site at the Knightdale Station new home community. This park features two miles of paved trails, a dog park, athletic fields, and a playground that has to be seen to be believed.
The extensive farm and train-themed play area is a reminder of Knightdale’s railroad and agricultural past. An outdoor amphitheater, several open-air structures, and a new Splash Park just added this summer are just a few of the great things going on …at the Station!
Mingo Creek Park and Trails
100 Parkside Commons Drive, Knightdale
The Mingo Creek Trail (pictured at top of article) gives you 3.5 miles of scenic beauty to explore in and around Knightdale’s spectacular wetlands and hardwood forests. The trail includes a wooden boardwalk and paved asphalt sections.
Mingo Creek Park sets on an 8.2-acre site. Presently, the park features two (2) half-court basketball goals and an entry point to the Mingo Creek Trail.
Walkers, runners, or riders do not have to end their route in Knightdale, as they connect to t the City of Raleigh’s Neuse River Greenway Trail at a pedestrian bridge near Anderson Point Park (map, directions). From there, fitness enthusiasts have access to some 30 miles of greenway.
The Knightdale NC parks and trails are just the beginning of the active lifestyle opportunities for you in the town. Your choice to seek out new homes in Knightdale NC has put you in a great spot for Outdoor Living in Knightdale NC at the Knightdale Station neighborhood.
To see new homes available now in the Knightdale Station master-planned community, go to the “New Homes” page at knightdalestation.com.