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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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great place

the trails are clearly marked and it is a lovely place to be--took the dog on leash--you can do a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hidden Gem

One of the things that makes living in Durham so special is that, decades ago, local people rallied... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“nice hike” (5 reviews)
6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the trails are clearly marked and it is a lovely place to be--took the dog on leash--you can do a loop that is 1.2 miles and moderate.

Thank JeanieP46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the things that makes living in Durham so special is that, decades ago, local people rallied to save the Eno River from development. They raised money (and as the Eno River Association continue to raise money) to purchase land along the river, which...More

Thank kwix
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place to explore and picnic a whole day or an afternoon. Whether it be a hike, trail or cycling (not highly recommended) it's an ideal place. The best time is the fall season with the colors and the winter breeze in the corner....More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Lovely park....Nice picnic area, sites to see. A lot of walking, so if you don't enjoy walking, do not go....Fun day outdoors with the kids....

Thank N4333LEkathleenr
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Another for The Locals Yelp is Eno State Park off Cole Mill Rd, I just a few years back even existed. My beautiful hippy of mom loved all nature and a parent to two rowdy kids, free wad always nice. She'd pack a picnic, we...More

1  Thank sweetsvirgo
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

a lovely park stretching along the Eno River. there are Trails on both sides of the river, some parts better marked than others. There is an Old Mill at one entrance off Roxboro Road and there is a cabin and a lovely Swinging Bridge off...More

Thank BernadetteP20132014
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The odd and interesting thing about this park is how disjointed it is, geographically. It winds along the river in several areas, each separated from the others. You can spend many hours hiking and resting in each area, then get in your car to drive...More

Thank Clint M
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Pack a lunch or get one at your local favorite eating spots & head out to the most serene places in the area. You wont be disappointed !!!

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Most visits have been during the well organized and really fun Festival for the Eno. Be sure to wade in the Eno on a hot day!

Thank gatortunor
Reviewed 18 July 2017

There are nice hikes here both short and long. There's not a ton to "see" but its quiet, calm, and out of the way. Get some fresh air! Great to bring kids and/or dogs and/or picnics. you can also do midnight starry night kayaking...that's pretty...More

Thank Anasoma
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17 November 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.
15 August 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