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North Carolina whitewater, Eno River

Orange Durham county, Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS I-III     8.5 miles
  The put-in is not too far from Durham, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. The Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501 stretch of Eno River in Orange/Durham County is 8.5 miles long and is according to American Whitewater a class I-III section of whitewater. This is one of a small number of paddling stretches in this river system, there are a few others too. This stretch is mid length, good
    for a one day paddling trip. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting or kayaking, either way around here you'll find a large number of good rivers. Getting your paddling muscles activated and just
being out on the river for a while will have you coming back for more. The natural beauty of North Carolina and the cool fresh water attract people from near and far. If you're a camper you can camp at one of the great campgrounds nearby. No shortage of good hotels, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
Don't leave Eno River without popping by Eno River State
 
Park, and at Eno River you always meet someone from Durham. For the duration of the warm months highs here at Eno River get into the 80's. Summer night lows dip down to the 60's. For the period of the winter this place gets highs in the 40's, and nighttime lows during the winter for Eno River tend to be in the 20's. Eno River sees pretty high levels of rain. July is the wettest month with most rain, and the driest month of the year is April.

Eno River, Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Eno River.
 Whitewater Near Eno River:
Eno River, Orange/Durham County, 4 miles away
      Class I-III - 8.5 miles long (Route 1567 below Duke Dam to US Route 501)
Stone's Creek, Orange County, 4 miles away
      Class IV+ - 0.08 miles long (Pleasant Green Dam to Eno River)
Little River, Durham County, 6 miles away
      Class I-IV - 1.5 miles long (Johnson U. to US Route 501)
New Hope Creek, Orange County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 5 miles long (Turkey Farm Road to Erwin Road)
Eno River, Orange/Durham County, 7 miles away
      Class I-III - 6.2 miles long (Lawrence Road to Dam above Pleasant Green)
Flat River, Person/Durham County, 9 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Route 161 to Lake Michie)
Flat River, Person/Durham County, 11 miles away
      Class I-III - 10 miles long (US Route 501 to Route 1614)
Haw River, Chatham County, 20 miles away
      Class I-III - 4 miles long (Bynum to Highway 64)
Haw River, Chatham County, 21 miles away
      Class II-III - 1 miles long (Highway 64 to Jordan Reservoir)
Haw River, Chatham County, 22 miles away
      Class I-II(III) - 7.5 miles long (Route 1545 to US Route 15-501)
 Marinas Near Eno River:
Rollingview Marina, Durham , 17 miles away
Crosswinds Marina, Apex , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Eno River:
Baymont Inn & Suites Durham, Durham , 2 miles away
Hilton Durham Near Duke University, Durham , 2 miles away
Courtyard Durham Near Duke University/Downtown, Durham , 2 miles away
Quality Inn Medical Park, Durham , 2 miles away
Days Inn Durham/Near Duke University, Durham , 2 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Eno River:
Birchwood RV Park, Durham, 5 miles away
Holly Grove Campground, Durham County, 9 miles away
Falls Lake State Recreation Area - Rolling View, Raleigh, 16 miles away
 Public Lands Near Eno River:
Eno River State Park, North Carolina , 4 miles away
William B. Umstead State Park, North Carolina , 17 miles away
Jordan Lake State Park, North Carolina , 18 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Eno River:
Hillandale Golf Course, Durham , 3 miles away
Hope Valley Country Club, Durham , 6 miles away
Occoneechee Golf Club, Hillsborough , 7 miles away
 Lakes Near Eno River
University Lake, Orange , 13 miles away

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