Things to do & Attractions


Wendell Mural Trail

The Wendell Mural Trail is an interactive, outdoor tail of murals painted on the buildings of downtown Wendell. Grab a bite to eat and some coffee downtown before following along on our Digital Mural Trail Map! Take a selfie or two and explore our small town with big charm. 

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Turnipseed Nature Preserve

Turnipseed Nature Preserve is a 265-acre park located south of Wendell in the eastern part of Wake County, near the Johnston County line. 

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Robertson Millpond Preserve

Robertson Millpond Preserve is an 85-acre preserve located near Wendell in the eastern part of Wake County. The preserve features a paddling trail and historic landmark.

Wendell Community Park

The Wendell Community Park is a comprehensive park with a variety of amenities. It features athletic fields for sports enthusiasts, a well-equipped playground for children, scenic trails for nature lovers, a Disc Golf Course for those seeking a challenge, a K-9 Corral for dog owners, tennis courts for sports enthusiasts, and picnic shelters for gatherings. This park offers something for everyone, making it a valuable asset for the community.

Enhancing the quality of life for all who call the town home.

Wendells unique attracttions strengthen community bonds, drive tourism, support local businesses, and elevate our residents’ quality of life.