Special Alert

Little River Regional Park & Natural Area

  • Park entrance is off Guess Rd, 1 mile north of the Durham/Orange County line
  • 301 Little River Park Way
  • Rougemont, NC 27572
  • Primary: (919) 732-5505

With 391 acres of park and natural area developed from tobacco farmland, the Little River Regional Park & Natural Area offers ample opportunity to take in the natural beauty of Durham County. There are seven miles of hiking trails, seven miles of mountain biking trails, and a birding trail taking you through hardwood forest and around the flowing waters.
There is also a group campground, as well as picnic shelters, an open-play meadow, and a playground. In addition, there are restored buildings from the farms and mills once active on the site, and the park regularly offers educational programming on a variety of topics.

General
  • ADA Compliant Facilities:
  • Business Hours: Nov-Feb: 8am-5pm; Mar & Oct: 8am-6pm; Apr & Sep: 8am-7pm. May-Aug: 8am-8pm
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  • Free Admission All The Time:
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Group Tour Info
  • Avg. Tour Length: 30-60 minutes
  • Group Rates: Free Admission
  • Scheduling Policy: Call 7 days ahead to schedule, you may download forms or use online registration to reserve event sp
  • Tour Type: Self-Guided
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Stargazing at Little River

The fine folks from Morehead Planetarium will bring out the high power telescopes and give a tour of the night sky. Bring a blanket, camp chairs or your own telescope or binoculars. Be sure to call …


Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604