Lyon Park is a quaint little park located in Durham, NC. Lyon Park sits on the southern outskirts of Duke’s East Campus and offers many opportunities for recreation including hiking trails, tennis courts, basketball courts, playgrounds and picnic areas. Lyon Park has been recognized as one of America’s Best Hidden Parks by Outside Magazine. Lyon Park is a lovely community in Durham, NC. With shady trees, lush lawns and abundant flowers Lyon offers an environment that looks like it belongs on the cover of House Beautiful. Learn more here.

Lyon village green has many grassy squares with benches where you can sit to enjoy your lunch or read a book while watching children play at the playground or splash around in the pool during summer months. The pool area includes granite counters, showers and restrooms as well as nice shade structures over tables if you want to take al fresco dining under some cover! A great place for families who love having fun but also need their quiet time too! Enjoy all this plus two other parks along with Lyon Village Green, Lyon Playground and Lyon Pool. A great place to have a picnic or just sit on the benches for some people watching. Learn more about Hillside Park: A Beautiful and Peaceful Place for Families in Durham, NC.