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West Point on the Eno

Address: 5101 N. Roxboro Rd., (U.S. 501N), North Metro, Durham, NC
Phone Number: 919/471-1623
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Ranked #11 of 27 Attractions in Durham
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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North Carolina Coast, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

West Point Grist Mill on the Eno River, Historic Value, large park for excursions, the Mill itself is in good condition. Old Bathrooms are available in the park. Lots of photographic areas. A beautiful photography studio in a separate building as well as an antique photo gallery. There is a Dam you can see from the river bank . The... More 

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Durham, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

My wife and I were up in this part of town one afternoon recently and decided to stop in. I had heard of the park for many years but never actually visited. I was surprised to find a mill where you can buy ground cornmeal and grits (it's closed in the winter). The staff members working on site were very... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
36 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is an historical park and fabulous hiking, visiting area. There is a blacksmith shop which still grinds corn etc., an historic house, the Eno River, hiking trails, picnic tables and shelters...so many children's events...Schoolhouse of Wonders...school events...weddings...Eno River Festival takes place here July 4th. Amazing place!!!!

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Durham, North Carolina
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336 attraction reviews
359 helpful votes 359 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Bring a picnic lunch and the dogs. You can walk around and look at the old mill and other old buildings. One of the buildings is where The Woodwright's Shop (a how to woodworking show) filmed it's earliest episodes. Then you can hike on one of the many trails. Earth Day has it's celebration/festival here every year. When it's hot... More 

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Hillsborough, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I love hiking with.our two black dogs at the Eno River. It's very beautiful and tranquil. Love seeing the turtles sitting on the rocks.

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Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

Our family has enjoyed hiking trails along the Eno River since we first moved to Durham in 2001. West Point on the Eno is also home to the annual Festival for the Eno held over July 4th holiday ever year. The Festival incorporates the land and promotes preservation. There are several outdoor stages here that host musical guests during the... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Located on an old farm with a working grist mill (operates in the summer months on Saturday). The old farm house is open on weekends. A photographic museum is located in one of the out buildings. The park has numerous trails along the Eno River and are accessible year round. Park opens at 8 am and this is the time... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I like the setting and the old mill site. I usually take the kayak and go upstream on the Eno river. The scenery and the wildlife are wonderful.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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282 attraction reviews
486 helpful votes 486 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I stopped at the West Point on the Eno Park soon after it opened at 8:00 am Sunday morning and practically had the trails to myself. The park is easy to find on N. Roxboro Rd and just minutes from downtown Durham. There are several different parking lots, but the first one that you come to is convenient as any... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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99 reviews 99 reviews
53 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

West Point on the Eno is a well maintained and enjoyable way to appreciate nature. The are several hiking trails of varying degrees of difficulty. Well worth a trip.

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