1. Parks & Recreation News
  1. Celebrate National Squirrel Appreciation Day with DPR

    You might think January 21 is just another day in the year, but we think it's actually pretty special... because it's National Squirrel Appreciation Day! The perfect day to celebrate our favorite squirrel mascot, Parkson Rex! Read on...
  2. MLK Day - Holiday Hours

    Durham Parks and Recreation will close its administration office and all facilities on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Read on...
  3. New Amenities Coming to Rock Quarry Park

    Construction is underway at Rock Quarry Park and expected to be completed in May 2021. Read on...
  1. Construction around Solite Park and American Tobacco Trail

    Construction is currently underway along Fayetteville Road. Solite Park will remain open during the construction. The American Tobacco Trail is being detoured through the internal Solite Park Trail. Read on...
  2. Park and Trail Maintenance

    Learn about maintenance projects at C.M. Herndon Park, Valley Springs Park, Bethesda Park, Rock Quarry Park, Drew/Granby Street Park, Bay-Hargrove Park, and Campus Hills Park, and Snow Hill Road Park. Read on...