Fred G. Bond Metro Park, at 310 acres, is one of the largest municipal parks in Wake County. Like an oasis in the middle of town, the park design preserves the environment and offers opportunities for many types of recreation.


Please see the table below for the current status of Bond Park facilities. 

 Bond Park  Open Dawn to Dusk
 Greenways  Open
 Restrooms  Open
 Lazy Days Playground  Open
 Park Shelters  Open - First Come, First Served.
 Baseball/Softball fields  Open - First Come, First Served.
 Bond Park Boathouse  Closed - No concession
 Boat Rentals  Closed - No rentals
 Bond Lake  Open to Season Launch Pass holders
 Bond Park Community Center  Closed
 Bond Park Challenge Course  Closed
 Compost Education Center  Open  
 Senior Center  Closed

General Information

Bond Park Lake

 Bond Park Map | Bond Park Video

Gates open by 7:30 a.m. and close at sunset (times posted on gates).5K - Run/Walk - Information|Request Form (requests are not being accepted at this time.)


Kiwanis Shelter


We are not accepting reservations at this time. All shelters are on a first come, first served basis.


Boathouse - Closed

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 Find bait, snacks, ice cream, snow cones, drinks, and more -- all for sale at the   beautiful Boathouse nestled among the pines on the waterfront of Bond Lake.



Bond White oak greenway-resizedBond Park offers a basic orienteering course of the point-to-point variety, with a start, a series of controls to be visited, and designated finish. Use the Bond basic map with control points or the master map with the master control markers to create your own course.

Challenge Course - Closed

Challenge CourseAn outdoor learning facility that encourages individuals and groups to see their potential through a graduated progression of challenge activities that foster  personal growth and improved teamwork.


Other Features

Bond Park GreenwaySertoma Amphitheatre
Compost Education Center
Tree ID Trail
Lazy Daze Playground
Athletic fields (Call 919-469-4061 for rentals.) Spillway

All facilities are integrated into the natural setting. Visitors may enjoy picnics, play ball on the athletic fields, see a performance in the amphitheater, walk along the trails, or play on the Lazy Daze Playground. The Bond Park Community Center and the Cary Senior Center are within the park boundaries.