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Trails in the park are soggy and muddy.  Use caution!

 Last updated on: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Trail closures   

Due to damage from Hurricane Florence, some bridges have sustained damages, making a few trails impassable. Holden Mill Trail and Pump Station Trail are closed until further notice. Some trails may have remaining debris, so please exercise caution when you are out on the trails.

 Last updated on: Wednesday, October 31, 2018

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.


Make and take a snowflake to decorate your window or Christmas Tree.  Ages 5 and up.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Park Office

Hike off the trail to see how winter reveals mysteries and histories of communities along the Eno.  (Please pack a lunch.)  Ages 14 and up.
**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, and a rain jacket.   

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sun, 12/16/2018 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Park Office

Bring your leashed pup to meet new friends and sniff along the field by the Eno Trace Trail. 
**Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sat, 12/22/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Fews Ford Parking Loop

Join us for this Pooh Bear inspired “Search for Small” along the Eno.  Who knows?  We might find a Heffalump or a Very Small Beetle.  Ages 3 - 8.
Bring hiking shoes, long pants, and bring water.
Children Must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sat, 12/22/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Piper-Cox House

Eno River State Park

6101 Cole Mill Road
DurhamNC 27705
Latitude: 36.078300
Longitude: -79.005000

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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- 5:00pm
Sunday  9am- 5:00pm