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We are scheduled to go to Blue Jay Point September 17th 2014. The cost for this trip will be $15.  This will be an extended day trip and require transportation in the evening to pick up child after school.  Children will not be able to ride the bus home.

Blue Jay Point is an excellent tie in to the Environmental Education portion of the 5th grade curriculum.

*Please note that no child will be excluded due to cost. If money is an issue, please let me know.


3200 Pleasant Union Church Road
(919) 870-4330

**If using a GPS system, set to 3024 Pleasant Union Church Road. This will take you to Blue Jay, the actual address will not.

From I-440 or I-540

  1. Take Hwy I-440 or I-540 to the Six Forks Road exit, turn north out of Raleigh.
  2. Continue on Six Forks Road approximately 2.5 miles after Hwy 540.
  3. You will see a sign for Hwy 98 and a Citgo gas station on the right and the Bayleaf Volunteer Fire Station and water tower on the left. At this point, Six Forks Road bears to the left, stay on Six Forks Road. If you continue straight, you will be on Possum Track Road.
  4. Continue on Six Forks Road across one bridge over the lake. At the next full street intersection, take a right on to Pleasant Union Church Road.
  5. This road will take you into the park.

From Hwy 98

  1. Take Hwy 98 to Six Forks Road, turn south towards Raleigh on Six Forks Road.
  2. Go across one bridge over the lake and continue to the top of the next hill. At the top of the hill is a full street intersection. Take a left here onto Pleasant Union Church Rd.
  3. This road will take you into the park.