News Flash

Posted on: October 10, 2018

Updates due to Hurricane Michael

Leigh Farm Park is closed until further notice due to a power line down in the park. 

Due to a downed tree at Grant Street Park, the playground is closed until further notice.

Tennis court #6 is closed at Southern Boundaries Park until repairs can ...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: March 8, 2018

East Durham Park Playground Closed September 26-October 26

East Durham Park Playground Closure

Durham Parks and Recreation will be closing the playground at East Durham Park (1200 N. Alston Avenue) beginning Monday, September 26 to replace the safety surfacing. The work is scheduled to be completed by Wednesday, O...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: September 5, 2018

West Ellerbee Creek Trail Maintenance during October

October 17-30

The West Ellerbee Creek Trail between Guess Road and Broad Street will be closed to all users to allow for reconstruction of the asphalt trail and boardwalk areas. Everyone is asked to respect the closure and construction work zone and refrai...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Vegetation Management Work during October

The City of Durham has contracted with River Works, Inc. to manage invasive vegetation within the conservation easements along stream restoration projects in Durham. This work is required in order to maintain the health and water quality benefits of the c...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Parking Lot Work during October

The parking lots at Indian Trail Park, Old Farm Road Park and Forest Hills Park have been paved.

Some additional patching and painting work is scheduled to be completed at Forest Hills Park and Old Farm Road Park by the end of October. All work is weather ...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Morreene Road Park Tennis Courts and Playground Closed through December 23

The tennis courts and playground at Mooreene Road Park will be closed through December 23 for construction, weather permitting.


Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Bahama Road Closure Impacting Lake Michie

Bahama Road will be closed to all traffic east of Archery Range Road and west of Wilkins Road beginning June 4 at 7 a.m. through November 1, 2018. The offsite detour will be to take 501 to Red Mountain Road to Hampton Road back to Bahama Road.

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Park and Trail Maintenance

Bay-Hargrove Park

The City’s Urban Forestry Unit has identified two Elm Trees within Bay-Hargrove Park that are suffering from decay and will need to be removed. The trees have been evaluated and placed in the queue for removal as soon as possibl...

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Durham Parks and Recreation News Flash