Recreation

Outdoor Recreation Opportunities are Plentiful in Greater Fayetteville 

Residents and Outdoor Recreationvisitors find plenty to see and do in the great outdoors in Fayetteville and Cumberland  County. We’ve got outdoor recreation activities for the active adventure-seeker at ZipQuest to an array of walking trails and the 77 acre Cape Fear Botanical Garden. 

The community also boasts plenty of seasonal events that offeOutdoor Recreationr opportunities for outdoor recreation.  Enjoy hitting the links throughout the year.  Fall means the International Folk Festival, corn mazes and hay rides; at Christmas time, several parks offer light displays sure to brighten the season;  the spring means Dogwood Festival and summer fireworks, concerts and swimming. 

Read below for information on some of our favorite outdoor recreation opportunities in Fayetteville and Cumberland County. For a full list of outdoor fun – head over to VisitFayettevilleNC.com

 

 

5 Myths About Fayetteville – Myth #1

myths about fayetteville
As someone who grew up in and around Fayetteville, my friends and I shared some common ideas about our hometown. It was popular to complain about having nothing to do here, or that there was nothing cool or exciting going on. Like many young people, I bought into the myths that my hometown was nothing special, we weren’t in the [...]

‘O’er the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave’!

4th of July
There’s simply no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in a military community like ours. We call this area “America’s Hometown” because we are home to some of our nation’s finest military forces. Delve into the history of Cumberland County, and you’ll see how deep our patriotic roots run—all the way back [...]

Gone Fishin’

places to fish
Out of all the Cultural Heritage Trails developed by the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (FACVB), the Fish & Game Trail is the most popular. Why? Because it provides our visitors with a handy guide and map that will lead you straight to 30 fishing holes. Cumberland County definitely has its fair share of bodies [...]

Where to ‘Wine Down’ in Cumberland County

wine shops
National Wine Day is May 25th, so my creative juices have been flowing about where to “wine down” in Cumberland County. This summer, you can get artsy at our sip-and-paint studios, join a yoga-and-vino class, venture on a wine walk through downtown, take a bottle and picnic basket to a garden, and much more. You’ll find me [...]

Group Adventures at Our Recreation Gems – Part II

zipquest
In Part I of this blog series, I covered three of our most popular indoor recreation gems, where groups can bond over indoor skydiving, rock-climbing and jumping. Now let’s talk about a few of Cumberland County’s outdoor attractions that offer groups even more options. Whether you’re planning a reunion, corporate outing or [...]

Group Adventures at Our Recreation Gems – Part I

team building fayetteville
The greater Fayetteville area regularly plays host to companies and groups from around the U.S. for conventions, reunions and meetings. More and more, they're seeking out unconventional destinations and out-of-the-box experiences. Since so many of Cumberland County’s recreation gems are ideal for team-building and corporate outings, [...]

Plan your visit to Cumberland County

Latest Tweets

LATEST TWEETS

Fayetteville, NC CVB's Twitter avatar
Fayetteville, NC CVB
@VisitFayNC

Fly, wine and dine? Join us for a romantic adventure in in Cumberland County. #AmericaAtEveryTurn #TravelTuesdayt.co/9VxXL6Kx42

Fayetteville, NC CVB's Twitter avatar
Fayetteville, NC CVB
@VisitFayNC

Congratulations to Rod MacLean! The Hope Mills veteran finished 5th at the Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Tourn… t.co/KHJGks4Pbq

Fayetteville, NC CVB's Twitter avatar
Fayetteville, NC CVB
@VisitFayNC

Kids around here go back to school next week. There are still things to do: t.co/KsSSkSLwjv t.co/6bONYeCVJc

Ralph Molina for County Commissioner At-Large's Twitter avatar
Ralph Molina for County Commissioner At-Large
@RalphMolina2018

@VisitFayNC @CumberlandNC Cape Fear River - Beauty From Within #CumberlandFirst #WorldPhotoDay t.co/AqFdf5wWsl

Retweeted by Fayetteville, NC CVB
Deputy Airborne's Twitter avatar
Deputy Airborne
@AirborneDeputy

@VisitFayNC @CumberlandNC I also like this spot #AATW t.co/Ks1FvIp2Gg

Retweeted by Fayetteville, NC CVB
Ralph Molina for County Commissioner At-Large's Twitter avatar
Ralph Molina for County Commissioner At-Large
@RalphMolina2018

@VisitFayNC @CumberlandNC Cape Fear River - Patriot Fish Shack #CumberlandFirst #WorldPhotoDay t.co/y7OLAcmg61

Retweeted by Fayetteville, NC CVB
Ralph Molina for County Commissioner At-Large's Twitter avatar
Ralph Molina for County Commissioner At-Large
@RalphMolina2018

@VisitFayNC @CumberlandNC Cumberland County NC - Loop Road (Linden) #CumberlandFirst #WorldPhotoDay t.co/6opzBvDxEp

Retweeted by Fayetteville, NC CVB
LaVar Wright's Twitter avatar
LaVar Wright
@lavar_wright

@VisitFayNC @CumberlandNC FTCC rose garden t.co/vYJn4DPtIg

Retweeted by Fayetteville, NC CVB
Fayetteville, NC CVB's Twitter avatar
Fayetteville, NC CVB
@VisitFayNC

#WorldPhotoDay These are three of our favorite @cumberlandnc photo locations. What's your go-to photo spot? We'd… t.co/hVmGGCmBlY

All American Division's Twitter avatar
All American Division
@82ndABNDiv

All Americans, today Paratroopers from the Division represented during the National Airborne Day Celebrations at th… t.co/ppBZoESCVe

Retweeted by Fayetteville, NC CVB

GoFayetteville.com is owned by the
Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (FACVB).
Content cannot be used without permission from the FACVB.

website design by Biz Tools One

FYV-FAYETTEVILLE-AREA-LOGO-Color-[121814]-MS