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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 out and let your kids fish in Occoneechee’s ponds.

 

*Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Wed, 11/14/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee parking lot

Before you stuff yourselves in the name of community love and togetherness, join a park ranger for a comfortable trip in a canoe.  This program requires folks to be at least 5 years of age. Sign up early and let us know what size life jacket you will need. Registration is required.
 
**Bring water, sunscreen and lunch.
 Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event:
Wed, 11/21/2018 - 10:00am
Start Location:
Eno Mountain Rd. Bridge.

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 the park office to register!
919-383-1686

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 2:00pm
Start Location:
Occoneechee parking lot

A night hike program for all ages complete with games for the young-at-heart, and a true dark experience. 
 
All children must be accompanied by an adult.     
 

Date of Event:
Sat, 11/24/2018 - 5:00pm
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

Map of North Carolina

 

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.