History & Culture
From the rich, pre-Colonial Native American settlements along its banks, to the first European exploration of the Carolinas, to NASCAR’s inaugural season, and through the present day, the Eno River has been central to the development of our local cultures. Throughout our history, the Eno River Association has endeavored to present original research, publications and […]
Geocaching is an exciting outdoor adventure game that uses a Global Positioning System (GPS) to find hidden items at different locations around the world. Within the Eno River State Park, there are 4 caches for you to find. At each location there will be a container (a “cache”) that contains a logbook for you to […]
Little River Regional Park and Nature Area boasts 7-miles of rolling single track mountain biking trails. Good for all skill levels; singletrack is mostly intermediate. Get some hot tips from Triangle MTB.
Paddling is a great way to explore the Eno River. Opportunities for both flatwater and whitewater paddling are available. View this PDF with more details and suggested trips for paddling the Eno River. Check the Eno River levels before you go: Hillsborough gauge Cole Mill Road gauge Roxboro Road gauge Park staff have established a […]
Wet your line in one of the best fishing streams in the Neuse River Basin. From the river banks you can catch largemouth bass, bluegill, chain pickerel, crappie, and bullhead catfish. The river is also home to the Roanoke bass, known as red-eye, which is found only in the Eno-Neuse, Tar, Chowan, and Roanoke rivers. […]
From a snacking on a rock in the river to a festive family reunion in a covered pavilion, the Eno River provides lots of options for dining al fresco. Here are some of our recommendations: Eno River State Park Few’s Ford Access Area has 20 first-come-first-served picnic sites, 10 of which are handicapped accessible. An […]
There are over 55 miles of trails to explore along the Eno and Little Rivers. Check out this list of specific Trails And Access Areas. Some of the main areas for hiking include: New to hiking or to the Eno? Join us for one of our guided hikes, hosted every Sunday from January to May.
Camping is available only at select locations across the Eno River basin. Eno River State Park offers 13 backcountry campsites, including three group sites. Fanny’s Ford Campground at the Fews Ford Access – Five sites good for families, small groups, and individual camping. Piper Creek Campground at Cole Mill Access – Five sites good for […]