Virtual Geological Tour: Penny's Bend

Click on a point of interest

Penny's Bend Interactive MapSmooth Coneflower River view Forest view Diabase outcrop Rapids from diabase boulders Upland outcrop diabase cliffs

Interactive map of Penny's Bend Natural Area.

Anup Engineer (REACH Summer Intern 2008) greatly assisted with the development of this interactive map and tour.

Please remember that rock and mineral collecting is STRICTLY PROHIBITTED on protected land!


Penny's Bend Nature Preserve - Includes maps and directions to Penny's Bend



Want to learn more about the geology of the Eno River area?

You may be interested in A Geologic Adventure Along the Eno River - A richly illustrated publication from the North Carolina Geological Survey.