Mendums pond is a beautiful 200 acre outdoor recreation area just seven miles from Durham. The pond is located on the Little River, a tributary of the Lamprey River and part of the larger Piscataque River watershed. The area is perfect for boating and picnicking. Lakeside picnic areas are provided. Canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards are available for rent. Swimming is permitted, however, there are no lifeguards on duty.