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Leigh Farm Park

  • 370 Leigh Farm Rd
  • Durham, NC 27707
  • Primary: (919) 560-4355
  • Fax: (919) 560-4021
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This 90-acre nature preserve is the site of a 19th century plantation which features an antebellum house and a cluster of farm buildings including a dairy, smokehouse, and slaves' quarters. Leigh Farm Park is also home to an 18-hole recreational and professional level disc golf course managed by the Durham Orange Recreational Disc Association.
Venture inside the 1830s farmhouse while hearing about life at Leigh Farm throughout the years. This is a free drop-in tour for all ages and no registration is required. Tours will be held Saturdays from 2:00-2:30 p.m.

  • Business Hours: Open daily, 8am-Dark. Tours of the farmhouse will be held Saturdays from 2:00-2:30 p.m.
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Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604