All Parks

Durham Parks and Recreation manages 68 parks. Click on a park below for more information and directions.

Visit the GoMaps website for an online map of the City of Durham's Parks and Trails systems.

Park Amenities

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

Park Challenge Checklist

Here's a challenge everyone can participate in...we challenge you to visit all 68 parks in the City of Durham! That's almost one park per weekend (1.3 parks to be exact)! We've even made a downloadable checklist to keep track of your adventures this year. Visit the GoMaps website for an online map of the City of Durham's Parks and Trails systems. 

Park Rentals

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

Photography and Videography Usage

Durham Parks and Recreation's Photography and Videography Usage Permit (Online Form) is required to be filled out if requesting the use of our parks or trails for photography or videography purposes. Please note, this is a request form and does not guarantee a permit. A staff member will follow up after receiving your request. If you have any questions about this form, please email DPRInfo.

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.

Report Illegal Activity

If you see illegal activity in any park at any time, contact the police by dialing 911. Hunting is not allowed in city parks or lakes.