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Eno River State Park

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Address: 6101 Cole Mill Rd, North Metro, Durham, NC 27705-9275
Phone Number: 919/383-1686
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One of our favorites for local hiking...

Eno River State Park is a great place for local hiking. Some people come to swim but we come to walk. Our favorite is the Cox Mt Trail which is about a 4.5 mile loop. All season.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
pmspiro
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Durham, North Carolina
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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Eno River State Park is a great place for local hiking. Some people come to swim but we come to walk. Our favorite is the Cox Mt Trail which is about a 4.5 mile loop. All season.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful historic park. You can see what a grist mill is and get a good view of the countryside. Come back for EnoFest!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing time during our short stay at Eno River State Park. The footbridges are very cool and walking along the river was super relaxing. We saw a few snakes, so as always, be aware of your surroundings and where you are stepping. A rainstorm hit before we arrived and some of the trails did hold a bit... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Nice area to hike, go fishing, and boat activities. Well marked and maintained trails. Great place for nature photography. Depending on the season, deer and other small animals are present.

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Thank Anne D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I visited ERSP yday with my dogs and kids. We had such a good time. Our favorite was the quarry. It was big enough and not crowded at all. Parking is a little tough at the quarry. You might have to wait for a spot. The little rapids area at Fews Ford was very cute and fun for the little... More 

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Swansboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Wonderful state park with several accesses to avoid large crowds and lots of room to hike, explore, fish and picnic. Well kept and clean.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We visited Eno River State Park early one morning and hiked the Bobbitt Hole Trail and Cole Mill Trail. The hike was easy, the scenery was excellent, the trails were well maintained and there was ample parking. At Bobbitt Hole, we spent some time wading in the river which was quite relaxing. Definitely worth spending a few hours if you... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The quarry is a wonderful swimming hole! Jump from high rocks or just float around and relax. Bring a life-jacket and/or flotation device. Once you move out into the water...you will NOT be able to touch the bottom. Use extra caution when bringing children.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

A great nature park to picnic. Walk in about 1 mile to a hidden quarry and swim in clear water and cool off on a hot day.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Went to the annual Eno River Festival and had a great time. Under normal times it is a pretty park along the river. Swimming allowed with nice short hikes. Early July they raise money with a tremendous festival. There are 3 major stages with various types of music, craft booths, food trucks, fun activities for kids, and informational booths on... More 

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