Eno - Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501


Eno, North Carolina, US

Disclaimer

Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501

Usual Difficulty I-III (for normal flows)
Length 8.5 Miles
Avg. Gradient 13 fpm

Rockgarden, close to Pleasant Green


Rockgarden, close to Pleasant Green
Photo of Rockgarden by Richard Kofler taken 07/15/03 @ 3 feet at USGS

Gauge Information

Name Range Difficulty Updated Level
ENO RIVER NEAR DURHAM, NC
usgs-02085070 2.20 - 7.10 ft I-III 01h30m 2.08 ft (too low)


River Description

This reach of the Eno River can be broken up into two sections:
Pleasant Green Canoe Access to Cole Mill Road (Section 3 in "Paddling Eastern North Carolina")
Cole Mill Road to West on the Eno City Park. (Section 4 in "Paddling Eastern North Carolina")

The entire reach is protected by Eno River State Park and West Point on the Eno City Park. Both sections can be run in one day.

Time estimates at about 4' on USGS:
Pleasant Green Rd to Cole Mill Rd is about 1.5 hours
Cole Mill Rd to Guess Rd is about 1 hour
Guess Rd to West Point on the Eno(US501) is about half an hour

Put-in Directions:

To Pleasant Green Canoe Access:
From Durham I-85 south to Highway 70 west(exit 170), turn right on Pleasant Green Road, turn left into Canoe Access area just before crossing the river.

To Cole Mill Canoe Access:
From Durham I-85 south to Cole Mill Road(exit 173), north on Cole Mill Road, left on to Old Cole Mill Road, access is at end of road.

Shuttle Directions:

Pleasant Green Canoe Access to West Point on the Eno City Park:
Take left out of canoe access parking lot onto Pleasant Green Road, right onto Cole Mill Road. Turn left onto Umstead Road. Turn right onto Guess Road. Go a short distance and turn left onto Latta Road. Turn right onto US501(Roxboro Road). Cross river and turn right into West Point on the Eno City Park. Follow road to parking area close to the old mill.

Pleasant Green Canoe Access to Cole Mill Road Canoe Access:
Take left out of canoe access parking lot onto Pleasant Green Road, right onto Cole Mill Road. Turn right (at Umstead Road) onto Old Cole Mill Road, access is at end of road.

Guidebooks:





Paddling Eastern North Carolina

StreamTeam Status: Not Verified
Last Updated: 2006-11-04 12:32:39

Editors


Rapid Descriptions

icon of message No rapids entered. If you know names, and locations of the rapids please contact and advise the StreamTeam member for this run.

User Comments

Users can submit comments.

No Comments



Do more than just check gauges; join over 5,000 AW members today.


Or, consider donating