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  1. Baseball / Softball Field - Youth
  2. Field Lights
  3. Greenway / Trail Access
  4. Grill
  5. Picnic Shelter
  6. Picnic Tables
  7. Playground (Ages 2-12)
  8. Restrooms
  9. Swings - Standard
  10. Swings - Toddler (Bucket Swing)
  11. Tennis Courts
  12. Water Fountain

Whippoorwill Park

Whippoorwill Park is a 25.27 acre park in North Durham. The Warren Creek trail connects to Whippoorwill Park.

Upcoming Tennis Court Closures
The tennis courts at Rock Quarry Park, Whippoorwill Park, and Southern Boundaries Park will be closed to the public on Saturday, June 19, and Sunday, June 20 for an event.

The tennis courts at Rock Quarry Park, Whippoorwill Park, Southern Boundaries Park, Elmira Avenue Park, East End Park, and Morreene Road Park will be closed to the public for the USTA 40 and Over State Championships, Thursday, June 24 through Sunday, June 27.

Picnic Shelter

Visit the picnic shelter rentals page for complete details on renting the shelter at Whippoorwill Park.

Athletic Rentals

Visit the athletic rentals page for complete details on renting a field or court at Whippoorwill Park.

Public Art

Artist: Lidia Churakova
Completed: April 2019

In addition to supplementing the diversity of the City’s growing public art collection and supporting the facilities available at City parks, the Neighborhood Park Mural Project aims to engage local artists in the creation of murals that celebrate the culture and history of Durham’s neighborhoods. Lidia Churakova is a visual artist living and working in Raleigh, NC, that pulls information from the interaction of nature with the products of human existence. 

Colorful tennis mural at Whippoorwill Park