Outdoor 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

 

 

Cumberland’s Corners: Eastover

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Tucked away in the corners of Cumberland County you find the towns and communities that define the heart of North Carolina. These are the places where our locals will point you to shopping troves, hole-in-the-wall diners, and outdoor escapes. Just to the east of Fayetteville and over the river is such a town, appropriately named [...]

Cumberland County’s Wild Side

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Calling all adventure seekers, nature enthusiasts, and outdoor lovers! Cumberland County is known to be an adventure destination that is home to Carvers Creek State Park, Cape Fear Botanical Garden, ZipQuest Waterfall & Treetop Adventure, and Cape Fear River Trail, among many other attractions. [...]

Gardens & Guns

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Cumberland County’s military roots may run deep, but visitors to this area quickly discover our many botanical havens and arts attractions, as highlighted on the Patri-Arts & Gardens Trail. Spring is the perfect time of year to plan a weekend get-away with some girlfriends, and Fayetteville is showing off its feminine side this [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: January 20 – 22

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This weekend in the greater Fayetteville area is shaping up to be all about the guys. Our calendar has something for sports fans, beer lovers, outdoor adventurers, and even beard enthusiasts. Grab the crew and get ready for these entertaining, action-packed events around Cumberland County. [...]

Let the Races Begin!

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Home to the fighting forces of Fort Bragg, the communities of Cumberland County naturally attract a wide range of athletic competitions and outdoor events throughout the year. In 2016, this area played host to a Color Run, Spartan Race, and Zombie Walk (among many other events), and the 2017 calendar is already filling up. Whether you [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: December 30 – January 1

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Cumberland County’s calendar has been packed all year long with an array of festivals, outdoor adventures, historic happenings and much more. Now we have plans to close out the year with a bang. For this holiday weekend, we are sharing four unique events to count down the end of 2016, plus one fabulous opportunity to welcome the [...]

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