Eno River State Park


Hiking, Paddling, Fishing, Picnic

Location/Distance from Elon:

6101 Cole Mill Road

Durham, NC 27705

~45 min

How to get there:


What to Expect:

A wide range of trails are accessible along the length of the river. Seven and a half miles of the Mountain to Sea Trail runs through the park. Notable hikes include the Cox Mountain trail- 3.75 miles round trip with 250 ft elevation gain-, and the Holden Mill Trail- round trip 4.1 miles. For all trail info click here or check out the eno-river-trails-map.

What Elon students are saying:

Places to visit on the way to/from:

On the way you pass by the towns of Mebane & Hillsborough. About 15 minutes further east is the campus of Duke University and Durham.

More info:


Park Hours:

Few’s Ford Access
May-September: 7am – 10pm
March, April, and October: 7am – 9pm
November: 7am – 8pm
December, January and February: 7am – 7pm

Cole Mill Access
May-September: 7:30am – 9:30pm
March, April, and October: 7:30am – 8:30pm
November: 7:30am – 7:30pm
December January and February: 7:30am – 6:30pm

Pleasant Green and Cabelands Accesses
May-September: 8:30am – 8:30pm
March, April, and October: 8:30am – 7:30pm
November: 8:30am – 6:30pm
December January and February: 8:30am – 5:30pm

Park Office Hours
Monday –¬†Thursday 8am – 5pm
Friday 8am – 8pm
Saturday 9am- 5:30pm
Sunday 12:30pm- 5:30pm


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