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San-Lee Park

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Nice clean park

Fun place to take kids on a budget. Take a picnic basket and enjoy an afternoon of walking, resting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gulf, North Carolina
Wonderful Walk in the Park!!!

San Lee Park is a great place to get back to nature. The serene peaceful atmosphere will take you... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Sanford, North Carolina
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  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“paddle boats”(17 reviews)
“nature center”(10 reviews)
“mountain bike”(5 reviews)
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572 Pumping Station Rd, Sanford, NC 27330-2500
+1 919-776-6221
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Fun place to take kids on a budget. Take a picnic basket and enjoy an afternoon of walking, resting by the lake, or seeing the new nature center.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

San Lee Park is a great place to get back to nature. The serene peaceful atmosphere will take you to an awesome tranquil place. Give yourself an afternoon or morning to relax and go to a peaceful place in your mind. Do yourself a favor...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 355daveo
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I went to the park after calling before driving an hour there and it was close even tho I was told it was open on the phone. I was the only person walking around and all the gates where locked. It was one lady in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This is a wooded park around a lake. There is fishing, a nature center, hiking trails and very ambitious mountain biking trails. My family and I have had some great hikes deep into the woods, and have had a good time fishing but have never...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vanyali
Reviewed 26 June 2018

San Lee Park has something for everyone, and enough room to pull it off. For extreme bikers and not-so extreme bikers, there are plenty of trails that are more than a challenge, while not creating a hazard for walkers such as myself who just want...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 25 June 2018

San Lee Park is the ONLY place to go in Sanford (unless you golf-then go to Carolina Trace!) The park has lakes, trails, a nature center and a place for grandkids to play. Good parking and the price is right ...Free!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nick P
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Paddle boats, nature areas, trails, fishing and animals in the building for you to observe. This is one of my kids favorite places. They love the summer camps.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Amanda G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I love coming here! They have lots to do for the whole family. They have a lake for fishing, a play ground for the kids, they are building a visitor center after the last one had a fire, and incredible mountain bike trails. My favorite...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Chain02
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Went out to San-Lee Park in November for the first time in years, wow I was surprised. New parking areas, new buildings, new covered areas ! Fishing, boating, hiking it has it all.

Date of experience: November 2017
Reviewed 21 December 2017

It isn’t commercialized, so it is very rustic and peaceful. The path was a great walk through nature. No traffic noise, just nature sounds that makes a wonderful walking experience. They have a variety of animals inside the building, in case you want to see...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank SNK130
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19 June 2016|
Response from Vanyali | Reviewed this property |
There is a *lot* of fishing going on here so you’d have to worry about rusty fish hooks. I’ve never seen anyone swim here.
22 May 2016|
Response from tammyb2442015 | Reviewed this property |
For additional information, please call 919-776-6221. Recreational Vehicle Camping Hop in your R.V. and drive down to San-Lee Park and rent one of 6 RV camping sites. Three of the sites will accommodate campers up to 37... More
25 August 2015|
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Response from NBWillis | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but the Rangers insist they are on a leash.