Recent News From Dix Park

Preservation, restoration and park supportive reuse. Built in 1898, the House of Many Porches, as it was most recently named, is once again undergoing a transformation. One of the oldest houses of the former hospital campus, this Victorian cottage was home to senior staff and their families until the 1980s. 
Field Notes with Raleigh Horticulturist, Neal Wisenbaker What is there in the winter landscape if one doesn’t have evergreen plants, asks the inexperienced gardener. As we progress towards the end of the year the winter landscape conjures up images of death, dying, and things
Construction of the Gipson Play Plaza is scheduled to commence this week at Dix Park, beginning with construction fencing being installed and contractor trailers moving on-site.
Finding Fall Colors Throughout Dix Park Many species of trees grow and thrive in Dix Park. Every autumn, these trees put on a magnificent display of oranges, reds and yellows to remind us that one season has come to an end, and another is just beginning.
Youth Crews support ‘A Park for Everyone’ In summer 2022, Raleigh Parks welcomed the return of Conservation Corps North Carolina’s (CCNC) Dix Park Youth Conservation Corps. In this program, Raleigh-area youth (ages 14-18) learn about conservation and develop caree