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Eno River State Park

6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
+1 919-383-1686
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Festival for the Eno River!

This was the best festival I have ever been to in terms of the art and the music and the food and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jesse M
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Port Saint Joe, Florida
Very pleasant short hike

This park has detailed maps of the trails, including distances, which allow you to take hikes of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David J
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Wilmington,NC
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“nice hike” (5 reviews)
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6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
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"suspension bridge"
in 11 reviews
"mountain trail"
in 6 reviews
"nice hike"
in 5 reviews
"great place to hike"
in 5 reviews
"maintained trails"
in 4 reviews
"swimming hole"
in 4 reviews
"go fishing"
in 3 reviews
"short hike"
in 3 reviews
"great trails"
in 6 reviews
"old mill"
in 6 reviews
"rock quarry"
in 3 reviews
"picnic area"
in 4 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 4 reviews
"enjoy nature"
in 4 reviews
"durham area"
in 3 reviews
"hiking"
in 34 reviews
"cole"
in 13 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the best festival I have ever been to in terms of the art and the music and the food and the location!

Thank Jesse M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This park has detailed maps of the trails, including distances, which allow you to take hikes of different lengths by linking trails together. There are several access points with proper parking. The scenery is very nice along the river. It's an easy get-away from the...More

1  Thank David J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked in between Hillsborough and Durham, Eno River State Park is a local treasure. Great hiking up into the woods and along the river, including remnants of the old stagecoach road from Richmond, a memorable swinging bridge, home and mill ruins, and a well-preserved old...More

Thank Phil W
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We’ve lived in the area for years but today was our first trip to Eno River. There are several walking trails available with varying difficulty. We ended up taking the Holden Mill Trail which had beautiful views right on the river and was quiet and...More

Thank TheKirbyz
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

Eno River State Park has several parking area and entrances. Choose your mood and choose your location. There are areas to swim, float, hike, picnic, camp. All within 15 minuets do Downtown Durham. While the entire State Park is popular it does not feel over...More

1  Thank Louise833
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Reviewed June 14, 2018

I did the Cox Mountain trail which was a little more moderate of a hike. The suspension bridge was fun crossing. When I was by the creek I found several nice skipping rocks and skipped them in the creek.

3  Thank F7339XLstepheng
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

While visiting family in the Durham area we wanted to take a gentle hike so we found Eno River State Park. We found it to be a very quiet area. The hike we took was short but we enjoyed the area very much. Quite a...More

1  Thank Neil B
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Reviewed March 7, 2018

This is a great place to go hiking. The area near the rapids is where most people want to be, but the quarry trail is nice too. The visitor center has restrooms and a limited supply of gifts. It also has a display of animals...More

Thank globaltrekster
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Reviewed March 1, 2018

The Eno is well managed with a diverse amount of terrain for such a small park. I really enjoy swimming in the Eno quarry and hiking along the river. Expect to see people when you go as it is so close to Durham.

1  Thank Jedediah S
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

On a warmer-than-usual February day, we decided to day trip over to Eno River State Park. The Cole Mill and Bobbit Hole trails were a perfect jaunt in the woods and along the river with relatively little elevation gain. The Cox Mountain trail was a...More

Thank JoyBlaser
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Mike D
July 15, 2018|
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Response from Phil W | Reviewed this property |
No pool, but in the summer, you’ll find people playing in the river in the shallow ford areas.
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10traciem
November 17, 2015|
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Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
Hi 10traci, There are no hours posted. There are no lights, so I suggest a daytime trip.
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rosivdapirt11
August 15, 2015|
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Response from Derrick D | Reviewed this property |
I started by looking at the state website to see if they had a hike that met my needs. Then I stopped by the ranger station, just inside the entrance the from cole mill road side, and they had a box of maps that is... More
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