Eno River State Park, Durham

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  • I've been to a few different trails recently and I feel like some parts are better than others. Overall, a beautiful, calm place to take in nature.  more »
  • Eno River is a relatively short waterway in central North Carolina, covering a little more than 30 miles as it winds its way southeast through Orange and Durham counties before joining the Neuse. In 1...  more »
  • You’ve got to check out the Eno if you’re looking for a nature filled experience around Durham. The rock quarry is a great place to swim in summer and observe (or become) dare-devils jumping off the c...  more »
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  • 3/31/18 First time visiting the Eno River State Park. Get there early as it gets busy around lunch. Even with the crowd, everyone I encountered was very friendly. The trails are kept up and groomed very well. Use caution if you have weak ankles as there are plenty of rocks and roots to mess up your day. It's a beautiful place that I look forward to visiting in the future. Would recommend!
  • Pretty decent area to just get lost into the nature for a day or two. You'd definitely appreciate the calm stream with lots of trees around it. Not much to see though if you want a lot of stuff to see in one trip. But if you try you can pull out a lot of adventures like we tried crossing the freezing river at one point, we had lunch on a rock literally in the middle of the river, etc. Deserves the 4 star.
  • Eno River State Park has several wonderful hiking trails & has several good spots to wade & sun in the Eno. There are 2 parking areas & a staffed ranger station & a tent camping area. A fun place. Also a covered picnic area that can be reserved for groups .
  • Great place to hike with your dog. I did the Cox Mountain Loop Trail, which was listen as approximately 4 miles, but is actually closer to 5 miles if you include the distance from the parking lot to the start of the trail. Either way, nice walk with some gradual up and down and nice river views. There is also water for the dog to drink at near the parking lot.
  • Beautiful park with many marked trails. Great spot for first time hikers or seasoned outdoorsy people. Plenty of picnic tables and fantastic views for pictures or relaxing in nature.
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