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Heron Homes


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:



Map of North Carolina

GPS: 36.060835, -79.1169


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.

Heron Homes

The Great Blue Heron will be nesting soon in some areas, so why not come out and see what a nest would look like. Join a ranger in building a nest and learning the courtship dance of these long-legged birds.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please call 919-383-1686 to register!

Date of Event: 
Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:30pm

Start Location: 
Occoneechee Ponds

Hike Length and Difficulty: 

Park Maps and Brochures:

Upcoming Events:

Monday, January 27, 2020 - 4:30pm
Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 8:00am
Friday, February 21, 2020 - 1:30pm