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West Point on the Eno

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Address: 5101 N Roxboro St, (U.S. 501N), North Metro, Durham, NC
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+1 919-471-1623
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08:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 20:00

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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.

Reviewed 10 February 2016
Camisa S
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Rougemont, North Carolina
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Rougemont, North Carolina
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2016

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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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 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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124 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 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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70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 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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497 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 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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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 July 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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55 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 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 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 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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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 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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Raleigh, North Carolina
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177 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 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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Thank Kristopher K

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