Environment / Agriculture / Parks & Recreation

BREAKING NEWS:  Recreation Division Program Postponement Update.

Orange County Parks  -May 22, 2020  As we begin to move into Phase Two of Governor Roy Cooper’s reopening plan our parks will operate with some modifications. Orange County Parks Phase Two.    

The Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation (DEAPR) works to conserve and manage the natural and cultural resources of Orange County. Included within this "green infrastructure" are  natural areas and nature preserves, open spaces, parks and recreation facilities, water resources, and agricultural and cultural resource lands. Consistent with the strong environmental ethic of the community, DEAPR also strives to bring environmental education, recreation, athletics and other programs to residents of the County - with a goal of promoting cultural, physical and natural stewardship and well-being.

Woman walking through stream

Inclusion Statement

Orange County Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation(DEAPR) is committed to providing inclusive recreation opportunities and encourages individuals with and without disabilities to participate together. In order for individuals with disabilities to participate as fully as possible, reasonable accommodations will be provided. If you or a family member will need accommodations, please refer to the staff directory listing to contact us.