ENO hammocks refer to a line of hammocks produced by Eagles Nest Outfitters Inc. ENO hammocks were first produced in 1999 and sold directly to customers at festivals and arts-and-crafts shows from the back of a van owned by the two brothers who founded the company. As of 2014, the ENO hammocks are one of the more popular brands among campers and hikers.
As of 2014, there are six different products available in the ENO line of hammock products as well as a necessary combination of both outdoor and hammock accessories. The ENO hammock product line ranges in price from $60 to $95.
The SlapStrap, a special suspension accessory product, is one reason the ENO hammocks are so popular. With its tree-friendly design, the SlapStrap is able to hold a hammock up without damaging tree bark or requiring the use of complicated knots.
The ENO company was formed in 1999 in Key West, Florida by two brothers: Peter and Paul Pinholster. Following early success, a fire destroyed the company's hammock inventory in 2003, leading the company to move to Asheville, N.C. As of September 2014, the ENO operation has 15 full-time employees and is based out of a 17,500-square-foot building.