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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 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, 01/19/2019 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee Parking Lot

Join us for a hike from the scenic overlook, across the ridge, and down to the Eno River below.  The views will offset the elevation change challenge of the 3 to 4-mile hike.
 
**Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Sun, 01/20/2019 - 2:30pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee Parking Lot

Join our Naturalist for an ecology/geology expedition. This hike is geared to help learners from upper elementary through high school to meet science goals. 
 
**Children must be accompanied by an adult.  

Pleas call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:30am
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.