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Occoneechee Mountain Geology and History Hike

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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:
 

919-383-1686

eno.river@ncparks.gov
 

Addresses
 

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
 

Hours
 

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  • 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
     

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  • 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

Friday:
8:30am to 8:00pm

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

  • Closed Christmas Day
     

 

 

 

Occoneechee Mountain Geology and History Hike

Learn about Occoneechee Mountains Geologic wonders including Quartz and Pyrophyllite. Explore the History of the mountain and learn how the mountain was formed, Discover the 4 summits, and see the habitat for one of the mountains elusive butterflies along this hike! Join Mr. Faw to learn about all of this and more. Limit 15

Date of Event: 
Saturday, August 27, 2022 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Start Location: 
Picnic Tables

Hike Length and Difficulty: 
Moderate