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Lovely Park

On Christmas day where most places were closed, we took a late morning stroll at Eno State Park. It... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Great for an early morning hike

My wife and I took a 5-mile hike along the Cox Mountain Trail loop on a Monday morning in early... read more

Reviewed December 9, 2018
Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago

On Christmas day where most places were closed, we took a late morning stroll at Eno State Park. It was a lovely relaxed stroll along the Eno river, all the way to the suspension bridge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LilyWard611
Reviewed December 9, 2018

My wife and I took a 5-mile hike along the Cox Mountain Trail loop on a Monday morning in early December. It was a bit wet from recent rains. We watched the sun come up as we reached the peak of the main hill. We...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time outdoors hiking in Eno River . There is a nice suspension bridge that you can go over to the other side.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

There are miles and miles of hiking trails. Some areas have lots of tree roots sticking up in the trail and some rock steps, with lots of up and downs, so it's not easy walking -- But it is one of our favorite places to...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 873kay
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Fews Ford Picnic Area...covered shelter...charcoal grill was used..excellent hiking area...a great place to start any special event weekend..be careful where you walk...a pot luck works very well for this shelter...no alcohol....lock your car

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hcohn31
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Not a particularly well-kept park, but it offers a place for a picnic and maybe some wade fishing. Lock your car doors, as there is no security available.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jon H. A
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The stroll here is really nice and not very challenging. The hills are not that steep and perfect for a walk

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Great park area for walking/hiking as long as you are careful of the tree roots along the river. Not much wildlife the morning we went but nevertheless, enjoyable. Pit toilets only in the area we parked.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 61tmd
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We love wandering the trails of the Eno River. You can walk for hours or just take a leisurely stroll. It's also a great place to play in the water, fish, and animal watch. There are lots of entrances, each with their own unique qualities....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jen C
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We walked the trail which was average before heading off to the quarry for a swim with our dog. We chose the quarry as we like to swim with him and other state parks do not allow it. The quarry was pretty packed with people...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Mike D
July 15, 2018|
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Response from Phillip W | Reviewed this property |
No pool, but in the summer, you’ll find people playing in the river in the shallow ford areas.
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.
August 15, 2015|
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Response from 819derrickd | 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