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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.

 

Have you always wanted to go backpacking? Bring your hiking boots and come learn about basic backcountry ethics, Leave No Trace Principals, camping, and gear! For ages 13 and up.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please wear good hiking shoes, and bring drinking water and snack.

Please call the park office to sign up!  919-383-1686
 
 

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/03/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Fews Ford Parking Loop

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 wear good hiking shoes, and bring drinking water and snack.

Please call the park office to sign up!  919-383-1686

 

Date of Event:
Sun, 03/04/2018 - 8:30am
Start Location:
Fews Ford Parking Loop

Come prepared for adventure as we search far and wide for salamanders in their natural  habitat.  Learners should be ready to get dirty and wet.  We will search for salamanders in a variety of locations to learn of their life cycle as well as capture a view into their world. 

Wear shoes and clothes you don’t mind getting wet.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Please call the park office to sign up!  919-383-1686
 

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/10/2018 - 10:30am
Start Location:
Pump Station Trailhead

Celebrate Durham’s Creek Week by joining a park ranger at the Cole Mill access of Eno River State Park.  We will take a 1.5 mile hike along Pea Creek Trail and take a gander at some of Durham’s prettiest waterways.                            (Limit 20)

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Please wear good hiking shoes, and bring drinking water and snack.
 
Please call the park office to sign up!  919-383-1686
 

Date of Event:
Sun, 03/18/2018 - 2:30pm
Start Location:
Cole Mill Access Parking

Do you have young children? Are you a parent who wants your kids to enjoy playing outside, and may not know how to make it fun? We will be meeting in the morning and exploring the river ecosystem having fun from a kid-friendly “Follow the Child” or Reggio Emilia perspective.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.
 
Please call the park office to sign up!  919-383-1686
 

Date of Event:
Wed, 03/21/2018 - 9:30am
Start Location:
Piper-Cox House 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- 5:00pm
Sunday  9am- 5:00pm