Durham has great places to play! The City's parks serve as sites for many of Durham Parks and Recreation's athletic leagues, activities, and events. More than 65 parks are available for public use with more planned for future development.

Hunting is not allowed in city parks or lakes.

If you see illegal activity in any park at any time, contact the police by dialing 911.

Report Injury or Illness

Customers and residents are encouraged to immediately report any injury or illness received as a result of participation in leisure services provided by or at City of Durham Parks and Recreation facilities, parks and trails. Please call 919-560-4355 to file an accident report.

Park Rentals

Durham's parks, trails and facilities serve as great sites for you next event, family gathering or concert. Many of our parks offer rentals of picnic shelters, athletic fields, event fields and more! Visit our rentals page for more information.

Park Features

Looking for a specific park amenity? Search parks and facilities by features.