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Rock Quarry Park

Map of TRACK Trail at Rock Quarry Park

The TRACK Trail at Rock Quarry Park is an easy 0.6 mile loop through a forest of tall pines.

Just minutes from downtown, the trail is a peaceful nature getaway. Wildlife is drawn to this forest oasis, so be sure to keep a look out for birds, deer, and squirrel.

Track an adventure here
Rock Quarry Park Sticker

Location Details

Recreational Features: Birding
Amenities: Restrooms
ADA Compliant:
Seasonality: Open all year
Trailhead sign
Path though woods
Playground

Adventures for Rock Quarry Park

Hiking

Nature's Hide & Seek / El Juego del Escondite en la Naturaleza

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.60
El Juego Del Escondite En La Naturaleza/Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Written in both Spanish and English, discover new things hiding in nature with the help of this bilingual brochure.
Hiking

Animal Athletes / Animales Atletas

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.60
The Animales Atletas/Animal Athletes adventure challenges kids to exercise with the animals. This bilingual brochure gives kids eight different animal exercises they can do along the trail, written in both English and Spanish. From hummingbird hand-swings to lizard pushups, kids are sure to have fun getting in shape with the animals during their outdoor adventures.
Hiking

Nature's Relationships

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.60
In the Nature's Relationships brochure you will discover how everything in nature is connected... even us. As you walk along the trail, the brochure will tell you a story about a few of the relationships that can be found. Many more relationships exist, so keep your eyes and heart open and you will discover many of nature's relationships - even yours.
Hiking

Hikin' to Find Lichen

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.60
This brochure-led adventure takes kids deep into the mysterious world of lichen. Kids will discover the three different forms lichen can take, and some of the features that make the lichen lifestyle unique. Kids will also read the Lichen story about Alice Algae and Freddy Fungi to help them remember how lichens work.

Directions

500 W Murray Ave
Durham, NC 27704
Latitude: 36.029957000000
Longitude: -78.900150000000

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