Run by the lake, ride on the mountain bike trail or float in your boat at Harris Lake County Park. The mostly wooded 680 acre park is on a peninsula in a man made lake is leased by Wake County. Its located off New Hill Holleman Road in New Hill, NC southwest of Apex.
For trail runners, there is Peninsula Trail, as seen in the above photo, that follows the lake shore for most of the four and a half mile loop.
The Hog Run Trail is a separate dedicated Mountain Biking trail with three sections for beginners, intermediates and advanced riders.
For mountain bikers who want to improve their skills, there a course with a variety of challenges beyond what is in the above photo.
For people who want to get out on the lake there are two areas to put your boat into the water. One area is for boats that fit on top of you car, seen below, and another separate the boat landing area for larger vessels.