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West Point on the Eno

  • 5101 N Roxboro Rd
  • Durham, NC 27704
  • Primary: (919) 471-1623
  • Fax: (919) 620-8175
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Combining natural beauty and history, West Point on the Eno is free park along the Eno River spanning 404 acres with three historic buildings. A rebuilt grist mill on the site of what was once the largest mill on the river operates once again after the original closed in 1942, and its products are sold on site. The restored house of the one-time mill owners is also available to tour, and the old tobacco packhouse is now home to the Hugh Mangum Museum of Photography.

There are also five miles of scenic trails along the river and the surrounding bluffs for hiking and fishing, picnic facilities available for rent, an amphitheater used for festivals and concerts, and the river itself, with a natural play space and rapids that can be explored on a paddling trip.

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  • Business Hours: Historic Buildings open Apr 6-Dec 15: Sa-Su, 1pm-5pm.
  • Miles to VIC: 5.30
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  • Avg. Tour Length: 1-2 hours
  • Comments Regarding Groups: Apr-Dec: Sa-Su, Tours: 1pm-5pm
  • Group Rates: Free Admission
  • Scheduling Policy: Must call for reservations for picnic shelter.
  • Tour Type: Self-Guided & Guided
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History Hike: Man and the River

Man has changed the Eno River; the river has changed man. Explore the water and floodplain. This hike will be about three miles long and will have two river crossings (the Eno River and Warren …


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Milling Around West Point

How do the millers keep the West Point Mill running? Go behind the scenes with the head miller and help run the mill for a day. You will open the the sluicebox gates, fill the hopper, and engage …


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