Visit the Park

Two people walking on the Rocky Branch Greenway

Check out our Visitor Map below to help plan your visit. Click on the image to view larger and download. 



Dix Park Visitor Map May 2021

Landscape image of the Big Field

The Big Field

Enjoy this expansive 35 acres of open meadow, which has a mixture of flat spaces and rolling hills bordered by a pine grove and rows of mature oak trees.

This space is popular for family and friend picnics, flying drones, playing pick-up games, running, walking dogs and flying kites. The Big Field is often the site of large festivals and community events. 

Amenities: Public Parking, Picnic Tables & Shade Structure, Swings, Benches, Hammocks, Temporary Restrooms.

Skyline view from the grove

The Grove

Relax on a shaded hillside with an iconic view of the Raleigh skyline or spread out and play in a flat grassy area along the Rocky Branch Greenway. In the winter, the 16-acre Grove offers the best sledding in town! 

With mature oaks and views of downtown, this area is perfect for family and friend picnics and hopping on the Rocky Branch Greenway. 

Amenities: Public Parking, Greenway Trailhead

Greg Poole, Jr. All Faiths Chapel front exterior view

The Chapel

As the first indoor space in Dix Park, the Greg Poole, Jr. All Faiths Chapel serves as a welcome and event center.

Renovated by the Dix Park Conservancy in 2020, the Chapel and grounds provide all the amenities of a flexible community gathering space while retaining its historic mid-century modern charm.

Amenities: Indoor accessible restrooms, water fountain and bottle station, park staff during visitor hours, public parking, event rentals

Flowers Field with the Raleigh skyline in the background

Flowers Field

Take in the grand skyline view of downtown Raleigh while enjoying 11-acres of open rolling lawn. In the early spring, a ribbon of daffodils blooms through the middle of the field. 

Popular spot for family and friend meetups, picnics, pick-up games and walking dogs. Large festivals and community events often take place in this area.

Amenities:  Picnic Tables, Temporary Restrooms and Hand Wash Station. 

Oak trees on Harvey Hill

Harvey Hill

Located along the front drive of the original hospital building, mature oak trees create a shaded oasis on this 4-acre grassy hillside complete with perfectly framed views of the Raleigh Skyline.

Gather in the shade with family and friends for picnics and community gatherings. 

Amenities: Public Parking

Yoga in the Park in Williams Field

Williams Field

This 3-acre flat grassy area has a sky-high pine grove backdrop that divides the space from the Big Field. 

Many programs take place at Williams Field including our popular Yoga in the Park and other fitness classes.


Host an Event at Dix Park

Located near downtown Raleigh and featuring 308 acres of rolling meadows, shady tree groves, views of the skyline, and a renovated mid-century modern chapel – Dix Park is the perfect location to host your next event.

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