On Monday, crews will resume the special spring trash/yard waste pickup. Crews still need to complete yard waste collection in areas south of Poole Drive but north of Timber (portions of gold and green routes). Crews also need to pick up mattresses, electronics, TVs and tires in various parts of town. For more information about any waste collection matters, please contact Public Works at (919) 772-7600 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lake Benson Park

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Lake Benson Park 

921 Buffaloe Road

Most of this 64-acre park is comprised of open space, which can accommodate a variety of activities, including several of the Town's special events.  The park also contains the Garner Veterans Memorial, a dog park (with play areas for large and small dogs), two playgrounds, 1.8 miles of walking trails, one picnic shelter that can seat up to 150 people, one that can seat up to 50 people and two that can seat up to 20 people.


  • Dog Park
  • Fishing
  • Grill
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Playground Access
  • Restrooms
  • Walking Trail Access


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