Portions of the trails around the Eno quarry are under water. it is impossible to walk the loop around the quarry.
Eno River State Park
Due to damage from Hurricane Florence, some bridges have sustained damages, making a few trails impassable. Holden Mill Trail and Pump Station Trail are closed until further notice.
Although we have opened our gates, the following cautions apply: The riverside trails have been under water for days. The water is receding, but these trails are exceedingly muddy, with lots of debris. We do not reccomend hiking on these trails. The trails that do not run beside the river will be in much better condition. Please be careful while in the park!
Did you know that there are more than 350,000 identified species of beetles? Hike and search for some of the Eno's beetles and discuss the evolutionalry theory of adaptive radiation. Please wear long sleeves and long pants, sturdy shoes, and be ready to go off the trail.
Join us for a moderate hike up the reach of the Eno that runs along Cole Mill to Bobbit Hole. As we hike, we hope to spot the Eno's elusive Longnose Gar.
Bring shoes appropriate for hiking, sunscreen, and a water bottle.
Discover bird adaptations in this make-and-take craft activity followed by a short hike. This activity is suitable for ages 5 and up.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear shoes that are appropriate for hiking. Participants should bring sunscreen, bug spray, water bottle, and snack.
We'll test common household solution for pH and discuss the impact of pH on aquatic organisms. This program is recommended for ages 8 and up.
Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please wear close-toed shoes that can get wet. We'll start at teh Piper Cox House, but we'll likely go into the water, too.
Why do leaves change color? Explore colors and textures of fallen leaves with crafts and chromatology for little ones.
Join us for our Nature Writers series where we discuss Anne Dillard's Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. The book discussion will take place during our hike to "Sister House."
Ages 14 and up. Please wear shoes that are appropriate for hiking. We also suggest bringing bug spray, a full water bottle, snack, and a rain jacket.
Parents carrying infants and toddlers, bring your little ones for a 1.5 mile hike just for you. As with any outdoor activities with small ones, please plan for delays, insects, weather, and bring water, snacks, and sunscreen. Remember that any accompanying dogs should be leased and some folks may be unsure of furry friends. To keep our free-ranging tyke hikers safe, we will request that pare