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Address: 5101 N. Roxboro Rd., (U.S. 501N), North Metro, Durham, NC
Phone Number: 919/471-1623
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There are great photo opportunities every where. The homestead, the mill, the river and dam. It is a wonderful place to just wander or for the hikers.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Camisa S
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Rougemont, North Carolina
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Rougemont, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are great photo opportunities every where. The homestead, the mill, the river and dam. It is a wonderful place to just wander or for the hikers.

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Thank Camisa S
Durham, North Carolina
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Great place to get back to nature with family, visiting friends, or be alone. Nice place to get your feet wet or your entire body, to take pictures of people, bugs, and plants, to have a gathering at a picnic shelter or on the ground.

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Thank Pam D
Essex, UK
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91 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

I wanted to see this place for the mill. With it being summer, photo opps were limited as the bushes had grown up so much. But it was still great to walk around and grab a few pictures. There is a damn nearby that allows a large wading area to exist. This place was filled with children looking like they... More 

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Thank Cheryl S
Durham, North Carolina
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

Our family enjoys visiting this local park. Lots of picnic tables and green space for picnics and play. Easy, safe wading in the river as well. Great place for some downtime!

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Thank Laura C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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427 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is a interesting park. There are a lot of trails and it has a grist mill on the Eno River. There are overlooks and a small dam in the river. The only bad part is the grist mill is only open on weekends but they do have a blacksmith shop that is open. My only real complaint problem is... More 

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1 Thank Don N
Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Since the West Point is such a convenient location for me I run there a lot. The main trails are great, but I wish some of the more remote trails were more maintained.

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Thank FicusHedge
Wilder, Kentucky
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The gristmill is only open on weekends, but I saw nothing on the website about that. Lots of locals swimming in the river despite signs about snakes.

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Thank kymom99
New York City, New York
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The Parks in Durham are exceptional. The city is to be commended for their efforts. WPOTE is one of those rare places you'll want to wander through to learn about the history of the South. Well preserved buildings. Check out the activities...

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1 Thank Paul F
NC
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

There is an old restored gristmill on the river open during certain times of the year. Walking trails along the river makes for a relaxing day. There are two shelters for gatherings, along with the old farm house you can visit. There`s a big 3 day event for 4th of July.

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Thank ncskierguy
Raleigh, North Carolina
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166 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

We have passed this park hundreds of times and finally visited with our rescued dog for a hike. We have been to better marked parks but fumbled our way through a beautiful 4 mile hike. We couldn't figure out how to get across to the 1.8 mile path that leads to Guess Rd but wandered up around the amphitheater parking... More 

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