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Eno River State Park

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Address: 6101 Cole Mill Rd., North Metro, Durham, NC
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+1 919-383-1686

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Nature As You Want It

Take a walk and renew your connection to nature. This place is beautiful. Tall trees, trails to hike on and the sound of a river. Well worth the visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Take a walk and renew your connection to nature. This place is beautiful. Tall trees, trails to hike on and the sound of a river. Well worth the visit.

Thank C S
Dobson, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Last stop on a great road trip visiting the beautiful state parks of NC. The was a fabulous way to end the trip. Will come back to explore more of the trails.

Thank MenaDance
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Lush and inviting state park. Plenty of different trails predominantly easy, walking along the river and through mainly wooded areas. Definitely a popular destination, even with a surprisingly large number of people on the trails - it was still a calming and relaxing experience. Plenty of benches along the trail to rest and historic areas have self-guided (by phone) tours/information... More 

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Del Rio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

this was a great place to take grandchildren, or you dog to. they would both love it. it has some great walks.

Thank b31s
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We take our dog here sometimes for a bit of water-fetch (isn't always leashed for this...shhhhh!) There are some intimate pathways that take you further up the river or you can get on a more maintained trailhead here that, I believe, offers some miles along the river. This is a wonderful spot to have a low-key picnic, read a book... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

There's a 20ft cliff people can dive off of as well as smaller cliffs and you can also walk down to the water. It's a good idea to use the tree logs as floatation devices or bring your own. It's a nice place for people or all ages; we even saw some dogs in the water or on floats. I... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I visit the Eno River Trails about 3 times a week. I run, I walk my dog, we swim in the river, we slide down the slippery falls, we swim at Bobbit's Hole. Its a great park, with trails for any distance. There are plenty of access points, but I'm not going to share my favorite because I enjoy keeping... More 

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St. Augustine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We wanted something close by and outdoorsy so we drove over to Eno and hiked down to the river and took a swim. It is not necessarily easy to get into the river, but it is very worth. Would like to go back and spend more time here! Great for couples and families! lots of different trails and places to... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

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.

Thank pmspiro
Durham, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

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

Thank margaretcD1463ZU

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