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Home of Durham Festival on the Eno

The Festival on the Eno is every year over the Fourth of July holiday. While it is generally very... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nina C
Durham, North Carolina
Nice place to go hiking

We came for a New Year's Day hike in the park. We usually go to another location, West Point on the... read more

Reviewed February 9, 2019
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6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Festival on the Eno is every year over the Fourth of July holiday. While it is generally very hot, there are nice arts and great music to enjoy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nina C
Reviewed February 9, 2019

We came for a New Year's Day hike in the park. We usually go to another location, West Point on the Eno, but there was an organized hike here this day. We did the shorter trail which was still a little tricky with steps, a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TarHeel
Reviewed February 3, 2019

A great trail just under 5 miles. Explore the log cabin on the way up the mountain, stop and explore where the grist mill house once stood, and enjoy the river scenery--the swinging bridge is a welcome treat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TarHeel071
Reviewed January 19, 2019

Pretty....even though the park is right off a main high way when you go into it, there is a certain peace that surrounds you.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betty E
Reviewed January 13, 2019

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
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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