Carolina Terrane Metavolcanics: 

Few’s Ford - Eno River State Park, near Durham, NC

Bradley, Philip J., North Carolina Geological Survey, Raleigh, NC 27699-1620,


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Geologic Themes
Metavolcanics, igneous processes, volcanic terranes, Carolina terrane

Other Related Field Trip Guides

Bradley, P.J., 2007, A geologic adventure along the Eno River, North Carolina Geological Survey Information Circular IC-35, 65 p. Link

Bradley, P.J., Gay, K. and Clark, T.W., 2006, Field trip guide to the geology of the Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and Efland 7.5-minute quadrangles: Carolina terrane, North Carolina in Bradley, P.J., and Clark, T.W., eds., The geology of the Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, and Efland 7.5-minute Quadrangles, Orange and Durham Counties, Carolina Terrane, North Carolina, Raleigh, North Carolina Geological Survey, Carolina Geological Society Guidebook for 2006, p. 81-96. Link to PDF of Field Trip Guide

Bain, G.L., Allen, E.P., Wilson, W.F., and Butler, J.R, 1964, Road Log of the Chatham, Randolph and Orange County areas, North Carolina: Carolina Geological Society Field Trip Guidebook for the 1964 Annual Meeting, 10 p. Link to PDF of Field Trip Guide

Published Maps

Bradley, P.J., and Gay, N.K., 2005, Geologic map of the Hillsborough 7.5-minute quadrangle, Orange County, North Carolina:  North Carolina Geological Survey Open-file Report 2005-02, scale 1:24,000, in color.

Site Access

Site is located in the Few's Ford Access area of Eno River State Park, NC. See Google Map links for location: 36.0799, -79.0064

USGS 7.5 Minute Quadrangle: Hillsborough, NC

Important Info.
Location is a State Park - The use of hammers and the collection of rock samples is prohibited! 
Link to PDF of Guide