Lake Lynn Trail

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Lake Lynn Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Raleigh, NC that features beautiful wild flowers. The trail is good for all skill levels offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.2 miles 101 feet Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly





road biking





wild flowers


Lake Lynn is a man-made lake in North Raleigh with a 2-mile greenway running around the lake, consisting of paved surface and boardwalks. The easy walk around Lake Lynn is a pleasant loop and you're sure to see wildlife, including ducks, geese, herons, turtles and other aquatic life. It's very popular, so don't expect to find solitude. The mixed-use trail accommodates walkers, joggers, dogs (must be on a 6-foot leash), bicyclers, and roller-blades.

Beautiful trail, easily accessible for all.

1 month ago

Beautiful landscape and easy trail for dogs to walk.

1 month ago

2 months ago

Great trail for families with young kids

3 months ago

5 months ago

very shady and beautiful scenery around the lake

1 year ago

Very nice little trail and Boardwalk.

1 year ago

very nice easy trail. lots of shade.

cross country skiing
1 year ago

I have been here multiple times and find it to be very relaxing and a great trail for walking. It does get crowded on the weekends so I usually stick to early mornings here and watch the sun rise.

2 years ago

I walk around Lake Lynn almost every weekday after work, at least during daylight saving time. It's a scenic lakeside hike with many boardwalks across coves in the lake. Besides a great place for exercise, there's a tremendous amount of wildlife at the lake. Ducks and geese are the most common, attracted by the families feeding them bread, but other birds include herons and cormorants, as well as turtles, including snapping turtles.