To reach Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area from I-85, take exit 164. Turn right traveling north on Churton Street, and turn left at the next traffic light onto Mayo Street. At the next stop sign, turn left onto Orange Grove Road. Turn at the second right on to Virginia Cates Road, and follow the signs to the parking area.
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625 Virginia Cates Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278
This state natural area is managed by Eno River State Park. Please contact the Eno River park office for any inquiries:
GPS: 36.060835, -79.1169
November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, October, and September: 8am - 8pm
May - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day
Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area does not have an office. Please contact the office at Eno River State Park for information at 919- 383-1686.