If you're looking to explore waterways – from creeks to rivers to lakes – Durham offers a number of perfect settings and activities. The Eno River, Falls Lake, and Lake Michie are just the start – browse the listings below for opportunities to hike, boat, fish, and more, so you can explore and enjoy these natural environments.
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Picnic area/shelters, hiking trails, bird-watching, camping and rockhounding. Park access is free; fee for boating, and fishing.
Recreational area offering bank fishing, motor and rowboat rentals. Fee charged for boating and fishing. Privately-owned boats not permitted.
Meandering waterway through parts of Duke Forest home to local wildlife. Offers paddling, bird-watching, and hiking.
Bird-watching, boating/sailing, boat launches, recreational activities, swimming, beaches, water skiing, windsurfing, as well as 115 tent & trailer campsites. See website for reservations and fees.