Cumberland County’s Wild Side

February 7, 2017
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Cape Fear Wildlife Expo (Photo Credit: @capefearwildlifeexpo)

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. This area also hosts events throughout the year that focus on nature/wildlife and outdoor sports. Just to give you a taste of what is on the calendar here this spring, we are sharing a preview of three events that are all about taking a walk on the wild side.

Women in the Outdoors, Camp Freedom, Town of Falcon – March 11
Who says only men enjoy outdoor sports? The Sandhills Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation knows otherwise. Open to the public, their event aims to provide female adventurers with a beautiful setting and a host of outdoor activities for a half-day escape into the wild. Whether you are an amateur or a pro, you may participate in a range of sports—from archery to shooting to canoeing—and learn from some outdoor pros at pioneer demonstrations.

Cape Fear Wildlife Expo, Crown Expo Center, City of Fayetteville – March 17-19
The Cape Fear Wildlife Foundation is bringing this three-day, family-friendly expo to Fayetteville for the first time this spring. The Moon Shadow Rescue Wolves attraction is expected to be one of the biggest draws, but there will be other wildlife onsite, too. Kids will enjoy testing their skills at the Archery Range and the Mallard Madness Laser Shoot, while adults will appreciate the wide selection offered by the exhibitors—everything from handcrafted knives to four-wheelers.

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Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live! (Photo Credit: @crowncomplexnc)

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live!, Crown Theatre, City of Fayetteville – May 5
Yet another opportunity to venture into the wild is coming to Cumberland County late this spring. Jack Hanna, “America’s favorite zookeeper,” will be delighting his audience with a show-and-tell of about 15 different animals, just like he did for years on The Late Show with David Letterman. The event will also include tales and footage of Jungle Jack’s incredible travels around the world, plus his thoughts on the importance of wildlife conservation.

A host of other outdoor and indoor adventures are on the calendar this year, and details on those may be found on the Fayetteville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (FACVB) Calendar of Events. The FACVB’s All-American Adventure Trail provides 25+ ideas on where to seek adventure in this area, and is also well worth checking out before your visit here.

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