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Trails

Hiking is the premier experience at Occoneechee Mountain. Discover challenging trails leading to points of interest such as the summit overlook, fishing ponds, an old quarry and the peaceful Eno River. All of this is enhanced by the piedmont’s changing seasons.

 


Brown Elfin Knob Trail
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Description:

Side trips on the Brown Elfin Knob and Overlook trails and the summit road take you through mature oak forest and to high scenic views. The trails traverse Mountain Laurel and Rhododendron thicket and are particularly beautiful when blooming mid-Spring.


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Length:
0.10 miles
Difficulty:
Blaze:
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Chestnut Oak Trail
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Length:
0.90 miles
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Occoneechee Mountain Loop Trail
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Description:

Hiking the loop around Occoneechee Mountain is an exhilarating walk over steep terrain and along the peaceful Eno River.


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Length:
2.20 miles
loop
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Occoneechee Mt. Loop Trail at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area



Overlook Trail
Location:

Description:

Side trips on the Brown Elfin Knob and Overlook trails and the summit road take you through mature oak forest and to high scenic views. The trails traverse Mountain Laurel and Rhododendron thicket and are particularly beautiful when blooming mid-Spring.


Surface:

Length:
0.10 miles
Difficulty:
Blaze:
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919-383-1686

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:

919-383-1686
eno.river@ncparks.gov

 

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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.