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Fews Ford at Eno River State Park
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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.


A little hike for little ones, toddlers, and infants in carriers.  Explore the Eno Trace trail.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sat, 04/20/2019 - 10:30am
Start Location:
Fews Ford Picnic Shelter

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.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/21/2019 - 8:00am
Start Location:
Fews Ford Parking Loop

Celebrate Earth Day and the warm weather by taking a 1.5 mile hike along Pump Station Trail.  We will focus on spring wildflowers, blooming trees, basking turtles and whatever else we find along the beautiful banks of the Eno River.
**Children must be accompanied by an adult.  
Please bring:
Good hiking shoes
Water, a snack

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sun, 04/21/2019 - 11:00am
Start Location:
Pump Station Trailhead



Join a Park Ranger and learn about the different trees and the surrounding ecosystem at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area! Trees are one of our best renewable resources and provide us with many different items beyond paper and furniture. Come discover this unique and beautiful natural area, its story and its leafy residents.

 Be sure to dress for the hike and bring water!

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Cole Mill parking Lot

6101 Cole Mill Road
Durham, NC 27705



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GPS: 36.078300, -79.005000


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