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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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Enjoying Nature in the Durham area

While visiting family in the Durham area we wanted to take a gentle hike so we found Eno River... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Neil B
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Hancock, Maine, United States
Nice park outside of a busy area

This is a great place to go hiking. The area near the rapids is where most people want to be, but... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
globaltrekster
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
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"suspension bridge"
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"mountain trail"
in 7 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
"primitive camping"
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"
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"durham area"
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"north carolina"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Neil B
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Reviewed 8 March 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 1 March 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.

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Reviewed 27 February 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

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Reviewed 29 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

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

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Reviewed 25 January 2018 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

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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
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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.

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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
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10traciem
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.
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16 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
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