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Wrightwood ParkWrightwood Park sits on 12.85 acres in West Central Durham. The playground structure was updated as of September 2021.
Picnic ShelterVisit the picnic shelter rentals page for complete details on renting the shelter at Wrightwood Park.
Athletic Rentals Visit the athletic rentals page for complete details on renting a field at Wrightwood Park.
Park History The heirs of Richard Wright donated 17 acres for a park on Anderson Street (Wrightwood Park) in 1941, after a Works Progress Administration project had opened and extended the street to allow for new development. It was Richard Wright who donated funding to establish a school for neglected children in Durham, which later was named the Wright School.
- Baseball / Softball Field - Youth
- Picnic Shelter
- Picnic Tables
- Playground (Ages 2-12)
- Swings - Standard
- Swings - Toddler (Bucket Swing)
Wrightwood Park playground is back open after completion of emergency maintenance on underground utility lines. The swing set will be reinstalled soon. We will continue to update the public as the situation develops.