Morning Mountain Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Located north of Downtown Raleigh, Morning Mountain is a subdivision situated in zip code 27614. It is also north of I-540. Other nearby major thoroughfares include Falls of the Neuse Road and Capital Boulevard/US-1 on the east, Six Forks Road on the west, Durham Road/Route 98 to the north, and Durant Road to the south.
Morning Mountain is located near one of the western fingers of Falls Lake, a large sprawling body of water created when the Neuse River was dammed for flood control. The heavily wooded subdivision is comprised of one street, Morning Mountain Street, which ends in a cul-de-sac and is connected to Raven Ridge Road. Neither Morning Mountain Street nor Raven Ridge Road has sidewalks for walking, but they do make nice areas for adult cyclists.
Nearby parks include Blue Jay Point County Park, which offers fishing, picnicking, hiking, playgrounds, educational gardens, and environmental education. Falls Lake State Recreation Area includes fishing, boating, swimming, camping, and trails for hiking and mountain biking. Both parks are located on Falls Lake.
South of Morning Mountain is Durant Nature Park, which features nature programs, canoeing, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, and fireside concerts, a playground and a butterfly garden.
Southwest of Morning Mountain is the Wildwood Green Golf Club, William B. Umstead State Park, and Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Shopping, dining, and entertainment options include Falls Pointe Shopping Center, at Durant and Falls of the Neuse Roads. Merchants include Kohl’s Department Store and a Harris Teeter supermarket. Also, on Six Forks at Strickland Roads and south of I-540, is Six Forks Station Shopping Center with a Home Depot, Six Forks Cinema, and Millions Pizza and Pasta.
Nearby schools include Brassfield Elementary School, Wakefield Middle School, Wakefield High School, North Carolina State University near Downtown Raleigh, and Duke University in Durham.