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Fews Ford at Eno River State Park
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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.


Come out and let your kids turn ordinary pine cones into Christmas Trees!

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date of Event:
Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Piper-Cox House

Look for a Park Ranger and his interesting display of skulls and skins at the Cole Mill Shelter.  Drop by between 2:00 –3:00 pm and hear about some of the animals that call Eno River State Park home.       

Date of Event:
Fri, 12/08/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Cole Mill Shelter

Learn about the history of the house, the families who lived here, farming and pioneer life on the Eno River.

Date of Event:
Sat, 12/09/2017 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Piper Cox House

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, 12/09/2017 - 8:30pm
Start Location:
Fews Ford Parking Loop

Have you ever wanted to introduce your toddler to the woods and not known how to make it fun? Join Ranger Jack for a toddler and young kids program.  Parents, come ready to learn ways to make hiking fun, educational and an adventure for your young ones.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Date of Event:
Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Fews Ford Parking Loop

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- 5:00pm
Sunday  9am- 5:00pm