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Beetle Hunt

Map of North Carolina – Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area

Contact the park

This state natural area is managed by Eno River State Park. Contact the Eno River office for any inquiries:



State natural area

625 Virginia Cates Road
Hillsborough, NC 27278

GPS: 36.0608, -79.1169


Eno River State Park office

6101 Cole Mill Road
Durham, NC 27705

GPS: 36.0783, -79.0050



  • November to February:
    8:00am to 6:00pm
  • March to April:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
  • May to August:
    8:00am to 9:00pm
  • September to October:
    8:00am to 8:00pm
  • Closed Christmas Day


  • Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area does not have an on-site office. The hours for the Eno River park office are listed below:
  • November to February:

Monday to Friday:
8:30am to 4:30pm

Saturday to Sunday:
9:00am to 5:00pm

  • March to October:

Monday to Thursday:
8:30am to 4:30pm

8:30am to 8:00pm

Saturday to Sunday:
9:00am to 5:00pm

  • Closed Christmas Day




Beetle Hunt

Join a park ranger as we attempt to hunt for beetles under logs, rocks and anywhere else we can try to find them! 
Call the office to sign up -- space is limited to 10!            
Bring good hiking shoes, drinking water, and be ready for it to be warm outside.

Social Distance and wear a mask

Date of Event: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Start Location: 
Occoneechee Mountain Picnic Tables

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
1.5 Miles, Moderate

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 12:00pm
Saturday, May 22, 2021 - 2:00pm