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Park is open; storm damage clean up still occurring   

Eno River State Park and Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area are open.  The effects of Hurricane Matthew are still being mitigated.  There are down trees and brush on some trails.

 Posted on: Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 3:37pm
Events and Programs

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.


Hike along a beautiful stretch of the Eno River to the lovely spot called Bobbit Hole (moderate 2.2 mile hike.)

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/05/2016 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Cole Mill Access Parking Lot

Bring your binoculars and join us for a relaxing morning outing.  All experience levels welcome
Wear hiking shoes and long pants and bring water and binoculars.
*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/12/2016 - 8:00am
Start Location:
Few's Ford Parking Loop

Join our volunteer and learn about them, how they develop, and their importance in nature.

(Trailside table)

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/12/2016 - 1:30pm
Start Location:
Cox Mountain Trail

Join a ranger for an on/off trail adventure to a legend's homestead of the Eno River basin.  This is a 2.5 mile hike and can be difficult terrain. 
Bring good foot wear, water and a snack.

Date of Event:
Wed, 11/16/2016 - 1:30pm
Start Location:

Come and learn about Occoneechee Mountain's geologic wonders.  Explore the pyrophyllite quarry with a real geologist!  Call 919-383-1686 to register.  Limit 25.

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/19/2016 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee parking lot

Eno River State Park

6101 Cole Mill Road
DurhamNC 27705
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