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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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I've been to a few different trails recently and I feel like some parts are better than others... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tyler S
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Simple wonders of nature in the heart of North Carolina!

Eno River is a relatively short waterway in central North Carolina, covering a little more than 30... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“nice hike” (5 reviews)
6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
+1 919-383-1686
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to a few different trails recently and I feel like some parts are better than others. Overall, a beautiful, calm place to take in nature.

Thank Tyler S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eno River is a relatively short waterway in central North Carolina, covering a little more than 30 miles as it winds its way southeast through Orange and Durham counties before joining the Neuse. In 1975, a state park was established along the banks of the...More

Thank D2958ZXgarym
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You’ve got to check out the Eno if you’re looking for a nature filled experience around Durham. The rock quarry is a great place to swim in summer and observe (or become) dare-devils jumping off the cliff into the 200-ft deep water-filled quarry below. Make...More

Thank Durhambat
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful hike by the river. I particularly loved the portion by the river. Truly beautiful. Great in April and, because of the combination of shade and water, it would probably be wonderful in the summer months.

Thank Emmanuelle M
Reviewed 9 December 2017

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 16 November 2017

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 10 November 2017

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
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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