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The northern Raleigh neighborhood of Freman Tract is in the 27614 zip code of Wake County. Adjacent to the Cranbrook neighborhood, Freman Tract is off Honeycutt Road. The residential neighborhood is in a rural North Carolina setting amid dense woods. It is south of Brassfield Road and the Oakwood Stables.
Shopping is available nearby, off Durant Road at the Falls Pointe Shopping Center. This commercial area is less than a mile from one of Raleigh’s most popular outdoor areas, the Durant Nature Park. The park extends over more than 200 acres of both parkland and lakes. Five miles of trails wind through the park, along streams and through woods. The Bird Garden is open year-round for catching a glimpse of woodpeckers, heron, hummingbirds, and even the Carolina chickadee.
Raleigh’s Greenway Trail System is accessible at Durant’s north parking lot. The Greenway spans about 65 miles throughout the city, connecting parks and neighborhoods. In addition to hiking and fishing at the Durant Nature Park, visitors can take part in various nature programs and summer camps.
Residents of the Freman Tract community can enjoy more outdoor activities at the larger William B. Umstead State Park. Only 12 miles to the west of Freman Tract, the 5,000-acre park was once home to roaming elk, wolves, and the American bison. The state park now features 20 miles of trails plus three man-made lakes for fishing and boating. Big Lake, situated on Sycamore Creek, is the largest of these lakes.
The northern neighborhoods of Raleigh are about 15 miles from downtown. In 20 minutes, residents of Freman Tract can visit one of the five downtown districts. The Warehouse District spans about five city blocks and is a hub for entertainment and unique cuisine. It is also known as the Depot Historic District and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.