City Lakes

Children kayaking on the lake

Lake Michie and Little River Lake in northern Durham County offer recreational fishing and boating. 

2021 Season

  • Both lakes are open to the public Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from Friday, March 12 through Monday, November 8, 2021.
  • Lake hours are from 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • For lake updates, please visit Lake Michie and Little River Lake pages.
  • Fees will be charged at each lake during the season. Fee information can be found on the Lake Michie page and the Little River Lake page.

The lakes will also be open on the following holidays:

  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day