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

 

 

Find Your Family Tradition in Cumberland County

Each holiday season I try to plan a new outing for my family that will hopefully become a lasting tradition. Last year, we experienced the grandeur of Holiday Lights in the Garden. Year before that, we joined the downtown revelry at A Dickens Holiday and took in the classic It’s a Wonderful Life on stage. As this season quickly [...]

10 Ways to Celebrate Veterans Day

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If you’re wondering where you and yours can spend this Veterans Day weekend, I’m counting at least 10 events taking place all over the communities of Cumberland County. Many of the planned activities are part of the annual Heroes Homecoming initiative that, this year, focuses on honoring our Vietnam veterans; however, other [...]

An Autumn Day-Venture in Spring Lake

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On a bright autumn morning, four coworkers and I set out on a day-venture to a town just outside the northern gates of Fort Bragg. We could have spent our day out of the office anywhere in Cumberland County, but we chose Spring Lake for two main reasons: the outdoor adventures and the down-home country cooking. [...]

Halloween All Grown-Up

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I could share with you a long list of kid-friendly Halloween events taking place around Cumberland County, but I’d rather talk about all the fun that grown-ups will be having this month, instead. Are you into creepy cemetery tours? How about costumed pub runs? Or maybe a suspenseful night at the theater is more your thing. I’ve [...]

For the Love of Bikes & BBQ

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Ask any Southerner for their thoughts on barbecue, and you’re guaranteed to get an earful of strong opinions. Motorcycles make for another passionate subject in the South, and military communities like ours, in Cumberland County, host more than our fair share of rides and rallies year-round. When the weather cools down, bikers are [...]

My (Reluctant) Introduction to Zip-Lining

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On a random Sunday night, I got a text from my boss, “Can you go zip-lining tomorrow morning?” One of the many perks of working for the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is that I get to explore attractions all over Cumberland County. Now, I am not the adrenaline-seeking kind of adventurer, and I'd declined this [...]

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