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

 

 

America’s Hometown Happenings: March 17 – 19

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St. Patrick’s Day is the one day of the year when everyone claims to have a bit of Irish blood in their family lineage. In all reality, most of us just enjoy the excuse to wear green, eat corned beef and cabbage, and join in the shenanigans. Fayetteville is playing host to many such St. Patrick’s Day shenanigans [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: March 10 – 12

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Yesterday the world celebrated International Women’s Day, but the celebration of National Women’s History Month (NWHM) continues around the U.S. In the greater Fayetteville area, that looks like an art exhibit, an outdoors event, and a play this weekend. [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: March 3 – 5

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Today, March 2nd, marks what would have been the 113th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. This beloved author’s birthday has also become a reason to celebrate “Read Across America Day.” Cumberland County is joining the nationwide celebration over the weekend in a couple of big ways [...]

Celebrate Spring in the Town of
Spring Lake

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A trip to Fayetteville’s northern neighbor, the Town of Spring Lake, offers visitors good eats, family-friendly entertainment, and outdoor treasures. Its proximity to Fort Bragg means you are at the front door of one of the largest military bases in the United States. There are many reasons to visit this rapidly growing area [...]

America’s Hometown Happenings: February 24 – 26

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We are traveling to the far corners of Cumberland County to attend an extreme sports competition and a battle reenactment this weekend. One event offers spectators the chance to witness some of the world’s best skydivers competing for a purse prize of $10,000. The other one promises their guests an up-close look at a Civil War battle [...]

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 [...]

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