Special Alert

Eno River State Park

  • 6101 Cole Mill Rd, Main Access Area: Fews Ford off of Cole Mill Rd
  • Durham, NC 27705-9275
  • Primary: (919) 383-1686
  • Fax: (919) 382-7378

The Eno River flows through Durham for 33 miles before eventually ending up in Falls Lake on the eastern edge of the county. This park, only 10 miles from Downtown Durham, offers terrific access for those who wish to experience the natural beauty the region has to offer. The river winds through hills and bluffs with shrubs and pines that are ready to be hiked and enjoyed through one of five access points.

Day trips can also include canoeing or fishing in the Eno itself and can also easily turn into overnight trips with both individual/small group and group camp sites available along the trails in the park. There’s ample opportunity to sink in to the peaceful atmosphere of the natural forests for as much time as you need before you return to your daily life, whether it’s a quick walk or a night under the stars.

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  • Avg. Tour Length: 30-60 minutes
  • Group Rates: Free Admission
  • Scheduling Policy: Tours: Apr-Dec: Sa-Su, 1pm-5pm
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New Year’s Day Hike

Each year on January 1st the Eno River Association sponsors a fun-filled afternoon of guided hikes, refreshments and merriment. This year there will be two hike options, a longer 4-5 mile hike as …


Salamanders on the Eno

Look for spotted or marbled salamanders, their egg masses and their young. It's the breeding season and with luck you'll see some. Equipment is provided for the hunt. Bring water, wear shoes …


Eno River Run

A 6- or 11-mile autumn adventure along the trails and through the river at Eno River State Park. The course features technical single track trail, a river crossing on foot, and a short section of …


Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau
212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
Phone: (919) 687-0288
Toll Free: (800) 446-8604