River Ridge Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Visitors walking through the quiet neighborhood of River Ridge find it hard to believe that the community is close to major roadways, and downtown Garner and Raleigh. Homes in the eastern part of the community look out on to a scenic golf course. River Ridge is located in zip code 27610. The Interstate 40 Freeway runs to the west, and downtown Raleigh lies to the northwest.
Of the many attractive aspects of living in River Ridge is the community’s namesake, the River Ridge Golf Club. This 18-hole course is open to the public, and features scenic rolling greens that have water hazards, mature vegetation, and sand bunkers. The club also has a 10,000-square-foot clubhouse, including dining facilities, and a pool. The Raleigh Country Club is another golfing destination located to the northwest.
Anderson Point Park, located to the north of River Ridge, is a favorite destination for kids. This picturesque park features 4 miles of walking trails, and there is a playground too. Kids also enjoy taking a trip into downtown Garner to visit the South East Regional Library. This facility offers a wide variety of services to the community, including story times for children.
Not too far away in a southwesterly direction is scenic Lake Benson Park. This park includes 1.8 miles of hiking trails, a playground, and plenty of room to roam. Lake Benson offers fishing and boat rentals during the warm months. The park hosts a variety of events throughout the year, such as relays for a number of charitable organizations.