Wake County Lake Crabtree Park, Cary, NC

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

Lake Crabtree County Park, Wake County, NC, is 5 miles from Raleigh, on the edge of Cary, NC. Lake Crabtree is a 520 acre flood control impoundment that was designed to double as a recreational facility.

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

Also, you can visit the 44 photo slideshow on Flickr.

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

Lake Crabtree is on Aviation Parkway, next to Interstate 40, Exit 285, and offers great accessibility for local residents who want a quick picnic in quiet woods near water.

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

I wonder how many of these offices have a set of binoculars in them for lake viewing?

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

In the upper end of Lake Crabtree there are usually a couple of Great Blue Herons looking for fish. Not today, but the shallows seem to be generally fertile for them.

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

Lazy sunshine dapples the lake late in a hazy day:

Wake County Lake Crabtree Park

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