Nothing makes you appreciate nature like the thawing over and blossoming of Spring. What’s more? In celebration of April’s Earth Day, Durham Parks & Recreation is bringing you a whole bunch of nature-loving events. From free festivals to forest bathing, DPR’s got your back with plenty of excuses to get outside and re-commune with Mother Nature this season.
Lend at a hand the Eno's Community Garden, where everything grown goes to area food pantries. It's a great way to give back and show off your green thumb—win-win!
Celebrate Mother Earth with a free festival in Durham Central Park! Enjoy live tunes, locally-made goods, food, hands-on activities and educational opportunities—what a way to say 'I <3 the Earth'!
Unplug and unwind at Sandy Creek Park. Escape the stressors of the real world, commune with nature and breathe in fresh, forest air. Ahhh. Don't you feel better already?
All Durhamites know how gorg the Eno is—the picturesque trails, glistening waters and lush greenery are all awe-inspiring. Help keep it that way! Volunteer to keep the Eno beautiful on Trail Workdays.
Join the 'History Hike: Surveying West Point' to take in natural beauty and discover how people survived off the land in colonial times on this 2-mile, off-trail trek through the Eno.
Take in the natural beauty of the spring sunset by paddling your way through Lake Michie with Durham Parks and Recreation.