Widely known as the City of Champions, Durham is home to national championships, hall of fame coaches, the site of the first interracial basketball game, and the backdrop for the movie Bull Durham. Visitors can enjoy America's pastime in the gorgeous Durham Bulls Athletic Park, explore college basketball at the Duke Basketball Museum and Sports Hall of Fame, and enjoy the picturesque Historic Durham Athletic Park.
In addition to all its spectator sports, the Bull City also offers ten golf courses, numerous hiking, biking, and walking trails, and water activities at a variety of locations. Whether you want to check out the champions from the stands or get in the game yourself, sports and recreation opportunities abound in Durham.
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The Eno River flows through Durham for 33 miles before eventually ending up in Falls Lake on the eastern edge of the county. This park, only 10 miles from Downtown Durham, offers terrific access for …
Offering cardio, toning and muscle building, weights classes set to dance music, abdominal strength and toning class, a low-impact dance class, and a kids-oriented fitness class.
More than three miles of gravel jogging and walking trails around the Washington Duke Inn & Golf Course. Named for Al Buehler, former Duke track coach and six-time ACC Champion.
Full-service spa offering hair, nail, facial and massage services.
12 miles of trails from Downtown Durham to NC Hwy 54, then from Massey Chapel Rd to Durham/Chatham County line. Bicycling, hiking, walking, and running.
Includes grills, picnic facilities, play grounds, small shelters, and water fountains.