City Lakes

Children kayaking on the lake

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

2021 Season

  • Little River Lake is open to the public Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday from Friday, March 12 through Monday, November 8, 2021. 
  • Due to low water conditions, Lake Michie will not be operating boat rentals, boat launch and bank fishing until further notice. The lake property will remain open for passive recreation and will be closing on Monday, November 8 for the season. For canoe and kayak rentals and bank fishing, please visit Little River Lake.
  • 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