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Most People Don’t Know About This Magical Sunflower Field Hiding In North Carolina

Disclaimer — The sunflowers are a bit late to bloom this year, if you’re planning to travel and visit, mid-July is the perfect time to see the sunflowers.

Come June and July, sunflower fields begin to burst with enchanting bright blooms of yellow, adding a magical touch to any scenery. One such place to experience sunflower fields forever is along the Neuse River Trail in Raleigh.

What a stunning little secret hiding in one of North Carolina’s best greenways! Have you seen the sunflowers for yourself?

You’ll find the Neuse River Greenway entrance from Allen Drive with parking near Milburnie Dam.

Speaking of flowers in bloom, the time is now to view breathtaking rhododendron blooms along this amazing hiking trail.

Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com