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

 

 

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Our Magical Nature Escapes

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Places to Gather with Friends & Family

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