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Colonial Heights is a primarily residential neighborhood located less than a mile north of the intersection of Interstate 440 and Interstate 40. This Raleigh, North Carolina lies in Wake County, in the 27606 zip code.
In addition to living close to major highways, Colonial Heights residents enjoy easy access to several area amenities. The Crossroads Plaza and the Cary Towne Center are both just a short drive away. The Cary Towne Center is one of the largest indoor shopping malls in the area, offering specialty shops like Belk, Sears, Macy’s, JCPenney, and Dillard’s. A movie theater and a several dining options also occupy the premises.
North Carolina State University is located just a few miles east of Colonial Heights. Several other private colleges and universities can be found near NC State. Among them are Meredith College, a private women’s school.
For outdoor recreation, Colonial Heights residents visit the William B. Umstead State Park, which spans nearly 5,500 acres. Umstead lies about five miles to the north, next to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. This state park is popular for fishing, boating, camping, hiking, horseback riding, biking, and nature viewing.
Closer to home, about two miles southeast of Colonial Heights, is the Lake Johnson Nature Park. This decently-sized park on Avent Ferry Road offers challenging trails around a 150-acre lake.
Downtown Raleigh sits just a short drive to the east of Colonial Heights via nearby Buck Jones Road/Western Boulevard. The downtown area includes the state capitol, the Marbles Kids Museum, and the Museum of Natural Sciences.