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Merrick-Moore Park


  1. ADA Accessible
  2. Athletic Field
  3. Benches
  4. Field Lights
  5. Multipurpose Field
  6. Parking
  7. Picnic Shelter
  8. Picnic Tables
  9. Restrooms
  10. Soccer Field

Merrick-Moore Park

This 50 acre site features four lighted natural turf multipurpose fields, parking with charging capability for E-Cars, a 3,000 square foot picnic shelter with ceiling fan, restroom building, and playground with inclusive features and sensory garden. Additional park amenities, art sculptures and walking trails, will be installed in 2023. 

Picnic Shelter

Visit the picnic shelter rentals page for complete details on renting the shelter at Merrick-Moore Park.

Athletic Rentals

Four multipurpose athletic fields are now available to rent between August 15 - October 31, 2022. Submit an online rental request here

Fields 1-3 are grouped together within a fenced boundary near the picnic shelter and restrooms. The Steve Schewel Championship Field (Field 4) is separately located closer to the park entrance.

Please note, field lighting is currently unavailable so all reservations will be scheduled to end before dusk:

August: 7:30 p.m.

September: 7 p.m.

October: 6:30 p.m.

Public Art

Merrick-Moore Park has funding for public art through the City's Cultural & Public Art program. For more information about the City of Durham's Public Art program visit the Cultural & Public Art Program page. If you are interested in receiving updates about the Merrick-Moore Park public art project, please email Annette Smith.