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Eno River State Park offers a variety of learning opportunities for all ages. Typically led by park rangers, these interpretive programs allow the public to gain perspective into what makes North Carolina state parks naturally wonderful. ​

Most of the events are free, though some require pre-registration. All give park visitors deeper insight into the natural world. Call the park office for more information.

 

Escape the summer heat and enjoy the sights and sounds along this peaceful section of the Eno River.
 
**Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 
**It is strongly recommended that participants should wear closed-toe shoes that are appropriate for hiking.  We also suggest bringing a full water bottle, snack, and a rain jacket.    
 
 

Date of Event:
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 8:30am
Start Location:

Join a naturalist for a hike on the Cox Mountain Trail. We will practice identifying trees, and learn some about the main species found in the Eno River State Park. All ages.
 
**Children must be accompanied by an adult. 
 
**It is strongly recommended that participants should wear closed-toe shoes that are appropriate for hiking.  We also suggest bringing a full water bottle, snack, and a rain jacket.   
                                                   
 

Date of Event:
Sun, 07/31/2016 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Few's Ford Parking Loop

Come join a park naturalist for a hike looking for river turtles.  This program is geared toward young adventurers but all are welcome. 

Bring a hat, closed toed shoes, and a sense of adventure! 

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Date of Event:
Sat, 08/06/2016 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Cole Mill Access

Join a naturalist for a hike on the Buckquarter Creek Trail learning how to identify trees. We will practice our new skills, and learn about some of the main species found in the Eno River State Park.

All ages.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date of Event:
Sun, 08/07/2016 - 3:00pm
Start Location:
Park Office

Investigate the invertebrates that help scientists infer about the Eno’s water quality. Join a naturalist and look for some special creatures that live in the Eno and why they are important.

(Waders or closed-toe shoes that can get wet are recommended.)

**Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

 

 

Date of Event:
Sun, 08/14/2016 - 2:30pm
Start Location:
Piper-Cox parking lot
Contact:

Eno River State Park

6101 Cole Mill Road
DurhamNC 27705
Phone919-383-1686
eno.river@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.078300
Longitude: -79.005000

Park Hours:

Few's Ford Access
May-September: 7am - 10pm
March, April, and October: 7am - 9pm
November: 7am - 8pm
December, January and February: 7am - 7pm

Cole Mill Access
May-September: 7:30am - 9:30pm
March, April, and October: 7:30am - 8:30pm
November: 7:30am - 7:30pm
December January and February: 7:30am - 6:30pm

Pleasant Green and Cabelands Accesses
May-September: 8:30am - 8:30pm
March, April, and October: 8:30am - 7:30pm
November: 8:30am - 6:30pm
December January and February: 8:30am - 5:30pm

Park Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 8pm
Saturday 9am- 5:30pm
Sunday 12:30pm- 5:30pm