News Flash

Posted on: January 15, 2021

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 learn about one of the world's cutest mammals and celeb...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: January 7, 2021

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. 

During the COVID-19 pandemic, recreation centers and indoor pools are only accessible to preregistered progr...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: December 16, 2020

New Amenities Coming to Rock Quarry Park

Rock Quarry Park will receive some new park amenities to include a stage platform with electrical service upgrades, an accessible path, a planted stormwater basin, water service, stream bank restoration, and a new 12’ wide bridge and park entran...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Construction around Solite Park and American Tobacco Trail

Fayetteville Road around Solite Park is undergoing construction to widen the road. This project created a four-way intersection at Barbee and Fayetteville Roads with one side of this intersection being a new entrance into Solite Park. Weather permitting, ...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Park and Trail Maintenance

C.M. Herndon Park - Field Conversion project

Beginning in early November, C.M. Herndon Park will undergo major renovations in the southwest portion of the site. Renovations will include the conversion of the small turf field into additional parking. This a...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash