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Merrick-Moore Park

Features

  1. Athletic Field
  2. Parking
  3. Picnic Shelter
  4. Picnic Tables
  5. Restrooms

Merrick-Moore Park

Opening soon in East Durham! Previously referred to as Hoover Road Athletic Park, this 50 acre site is located at 632 North Hoover Road. Features of the park include a tournament level Athletic Park consisting of three natural turf soccer fields, a competition natural turf field, parking, picnic shelter and restroom building. A playground, walking trails and other park amenities will be installed by Summer 2022. 

Park Construction


On Thursday, October 29, 2020, Durham Parks and Recreation broke ground on  Park, located at 632 North Hoover Road.

The 25-acre athletic park is scheduled to be completed and opened by Summer 2022 and will include:

  • Four natural grass, lighted fields 
  • Ample parking with charging capability for E-Cars
  • A large picnic shelter
  • Playground and trails

For more information on this construction project visit the Hoover Road Athletic Park General Services page.

Visit our YouTube Channel to view a video of the groundbreaking event.

Public Art


Merrick-Moore Park has funding for public art through the City's Cultural & Public Art program. For more information about the City of Durham's Public Art program visit the Cultural & Public Art Program page. If you are interested in receiving updates about the Merrick-Moore Park public art project, please email Annette Smith.