Tanglewood Park, 4201 Manor House Cir., is a former horse farm and estate once owned by William Neal Reynolds, brother of tobacco entrepreneur R.J. Reynolds. The 1,400-acre park includes nature trails; rose, herb, friendship, fragrance and shade gardens; tennis courts; a 36-hole golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr.; a par-three course; stables; horse trails; an aquatic center; a dog park; mountain bike trails; a multi-use asphalt trail; and paddleboat and canoe rentals. The Tanglewood Festival of Lights is held mid-November through Jan. 1 and features more than 100 lighted displays and 1 million lights in a drive-through light show.
Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted.