Durham Recreation and Parks

Durham Boat Launch

Location and Directions – On Route 136, along the Androscoggin River. From Auburn, follow Route 136 south approximately 6.5 miles. The boat launch will be on the left. From the Durham intersection of Route 136 and Route 9 (Newell Brook Road and Royalsborough Road), follow 136 north 3.3 miles. The boat launch is on the right just after Stackpole Road.

Activities: Boat Launch, Canoeing, and Kayaking
Contact: Durham Town Office, owned by Florida Power and Light
Phone: 207-353-2561

Durham River Park

Durham River ParkLocation and Directions – On Route 136, along the Androscoggin River. From the Durham intersection of Route 136 and Route 9 (Newell Brook Road and Royalsborough Road), follow 136 north .5 miles. The park will be on your right.

Activities: Canoeing, Kayaking, Nature Trail, and Picnic Area
Size: 12 Acres
Contact: Durham Town Office or Androscoggin Land Trust which holds the conservation easement.
Rules for the River Park   River Park Usage Permit  
Phone: 207-353-2561 or 207-782-2302, www.androscogginlandtrust.org

Runaround Pond

Directions – From the Durham intersection of Route 136 and Route 9 (Newell Brook Road and Royalsborough Road), follow Route 136 and Route 9 south. Turn right on Route 9 and follow it to the intersection of Rabbit Road and Runaround Pond Road. Turn right onto Runaround Pond Road.

Activities: Boat launch, Canoeing, Kayaking, Hiking, Cross-Country Skiing, Snowshoeing, Picnic Area
Contact: Durham Town Office or Androscoggin Land Trust
Phone: 207-353-2561

Note: Runaround Pond abuts private property so please use consideration when paddling or fishing