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Events and Programs

Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area 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 explore the river habitat with a ranger from a unique point of view!  Come prepared to get                                                wet.  Children must be at least 8 years of age, and all participants must be able to swim.
 
Canoes and life jackets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own canoe or kayak if you’d like.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!
 

Date of Event:
Tue, 03/19/2019 - 1:00pm
Start Location:
300 Eno Mountain Rd, Hillsborough

Celebrate North Carolina's Arbor Day by joining a Park Ranger on a hike on the Chestnut Oak Trail at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area. Learn about our native trees and take home some fun facts!

 

** Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Fri, 03/22/2019 - 1:30pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee Parking Lot

Come and learn about Occoneechee Mountain’s geologic wonders.  Explore the pyrophyllite quarry with a real geologist.
 
**Bring  hiking shoes and water.
**Children must be accompanied by an adult.  
    
 
 

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sat, 03/23/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee Parking Lot
Contact:

Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

625 Virginia Cates Road
HillsboroughNC 27278
Phone919-383-1686
eno.river@ncparks.gov
Latitude: 36.060835
Longitude: -79.116900

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November - February: 8am - 6pm
March, April, October, and September: 8am - 8pm
May - August: 8am - 9pm
Closed Christmas Day

Park Office
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.