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Spruce Pine Lodge


  1. Greenway / Trail Access
  2. Parking Lot
  3. Restrooms
  4. Swings - Standard
  5. Swings - Toddler (Bucket Swing)

About the Spruce Pine Lodge

The Spruce Pine Lodge is a 1940s vintage log building located in the Lake Michie Recreation Area. Hiking trails, a large lawn, playfield, and picnic shelter are also available on this property. Lake Michie’s camping, boating, and fishing facilities are also nearby. The lodge is located 12 miles north of downtown Durham (near Bahama) and is easily accessible from Interstate 85.

Spruce Pine Lodge Rentals

The Spruce Pine Lodge is available to rent for weddings, large picnics, meetings, retreats, parties, or other group activities. Visit the Spruce Pine Lodge Rentals page for complete details.

Hiking Trails

Lake Michie Nature Trails can be accessed at the Spruce Pine Lodge. Hike to a small waterfall by following the Waterfalls Nature Trail.

Low Ropes Course

The 13-element low ropes course is located in the wooded area adjacent to the historic Spruce Pine Lodge and Lake Michie in northern Durham County. Visit the Ropes Course page for additional information.


The area offers 7 primitive campsites open year-round. Each site has a tent pad, grill, and picnic table. Visit the Campsite Rentals page for details on rentals.


The parking lot is available to all park-goers on a first come first serve basis.


Restrooms are only available when renting the Lodge. Visit the Spruce Pine Lodge Rentals page for more information.