The Association provides platform for People of Color to share their Eno family history The Eno River Association announces the revival of their Eno Journal, now available for purchase online and thru local retail shops. Ribbons of Color Along the Eno River: The History of African Americans and People of Color Living on the Eno […]
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It is with deep sadness that we announce the cancellation of the 41st Festival for the Eno, scheduled for July 3 and 4, 2020. We do this following much thoughtful deliberation and in consultation with our many partners including the City of Durham, Orange and Durham Counties, NC State Parks, and many local participants, sponsors, […]
A documentary by Protected Places Media, presented in honor of our expansion of Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area
Our 2020 calendar is a soul-inspiring, story telling and photographic encounter with the Eno River. Eyes on the Eno is both looks at the river we love, and those who are watching in nature and in our community. We hope it also inspires you to join our extraordinary journey to save more of the places […]
The Eno River Association (ERA) is pleased to announce that Jessica L. Sheffield will join the Association as its new Executive Director on October 28, 2019. Jessica succeeds Robin Jacobs who will retire after 14 years in the ERA’s top leadership role and six years on the organization’s board of directors. The search was guided […]
THE WILDFLOWER HIKE FOR MAY 12 ON OCCONEECHEE MOUNTAIN IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE PROBABILITY OF STORMS On December 19, 2019 the fascinating and important 87-acre Bacon Quarry property became part of Eno River State Park. The property has been a priority for acquisition by NC State Parks for a number of years. Until the […]
John Bachmann tells the Eno River Story in soaring vocals and stirring video set to his original song ENO RIVER SUITE. (Click on the top title to see the uncropped version on YouTube).
A tradition since 1971 of the Eno River Association is our popular New Year’s Day Hike. We gather together as one Eno family and take either a short, family-friendly hike or a longer, more adventurous one at the Eno River State Park. Read More…
As a “Thanks” , we are offering shirts and posters at a big discount to our fabulous members! Posters are 1/2 price and range from $5 to $25. Tees are only $20! Quantities are limited. Availability is “first come-first served “. Read More…
Thanks to everyone who came out to celebrate the grand opening of our Confluence Natural Area, just north of downtown Hillsborough. It is now open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from dawn till dusk. It is closed and locked during the week. For more information, see our new ‘Visit Us’ page.
With the help of over 400 committed volunteers to paint faces, pour drinks, tighten ropes, mold clay, model t-shirts, sort compost, manage stages, sell tickets, and so much more, the 2018 Festival for the Eno is now in the books! Thousands of attendees enjoyed Festival attractions at West Point on the Eno Durham City Park […]
The recent cold weather brought a dusting of snow to the Eno, along with hikers, sledders, runners and the occasional skater; taking advantage of a unique opportunity to explore the river.
Panthers Branch, just upstream from its confluence with the Eno River On Monday, May 17, the Eno River Association acquired 56 acres and over a mile of riparian corridors along the Upper Eno and two tributary streams in Orange County. The move will safeguard local drinking water and further the protection of undeveloped forestland in […]
The Eno River Association secured a critical 1.9-acre conservation and trail easement on the Eno River at Pleasant Green Road on December 28. The project is a vital link in the future course of the North Carolina Mountains-to-Sea Trail (MST), fills an unprotected gap along the river, and brings the organization’s 50TH Anniversary year to […]
Check out this great tribute to the river we all love by the fabulous folks at Beneath Blue Skies.
Photo by Friend of the Eno, Toby Gray If you have an old car, boat, RV, jet ski, motorcycle, or other vehicle taking up space in your driveway or garage, donate it to the Eno and support the permanent protection of land, water and wildlife in our community. Our partners at CARS make it easy. Just […]