MacArthur Park PUD in Cary, NC, is centrally located between the SW Cary Parkway and Davis Drive, two major transportation arteries that offer good access to many amenities and attractions throughout the Triangle.
MacArthur Park is a PUD, a Planned Unit Development, within the Parkway PUD. PUDs are communities wherein the developer indicates location of features such as churches or commercial or retail development prior to commencement of development and home construction. The objective is to have a functioning planned community with few surprises for residents. MacArthur Park and Parkway PUDs accomplished this with planning for retail like the Fresh Market plaza, office condos, churches, parks and trails.
Ten neighborhoods comprise MacArthur Park PUD:
Avalon, Benwick, Camelot, Canterbury, Excalibur, Gleneagles, Gralyn, MacArthur Park, Sherborne. and Southwick
The homes and neighborhoods vary broadly from modest starter homes to tract-built neighborhoods and up to fine custom homes.
Directly across the Cary Parkway from the YMCA and centered in the MacArthur Park Pud is a lovely7.5 acre open space park which accommodates the Town of Cary’s White Oak Creek Greenway and a neighborhood play area. The White Oak Creek Greenway connects MacArthur Park to Bond Park.
Located off Norwell Boulevard in North Cary, of course, North Cary Park offers tons of amenities in its 29 acres to encourage outdoor recreation and nature study.
Facilities include a soccer field, two basketball courts, four beach volleyball courts, a rock climbing feature, an excellent picnic pavilion, a modern comfort station, and a great playground with wood chip and rubberized safety surfaces for the kiddos.
Other picnic tables are scattered along shaded trails in various areas of the park.
On the east side of the park, trails connect to the Black Creek Greenway, allowing jogging, biking, dog walking for miles through the hills of North Cary.