Guides to Fayetteville

11 Fun Family Parks in the Fayetteville, NC Area

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Spring is upon us and we are so excited to get out of the house and enjoy the nice upcoming weather (even if the pollen is here!) with our families. We have compiled a list of some of our favorite family parks in the Fayetteville, Raeford, Hope Mills, and Southern Pines areas.

#1. Mazarick Park

1400 Belvedere Ave, Fayetteville

Mazarick is an extensive park with wooded areas and trails, multiple play structures, tennis courts, open areas, a baseball field, disc golf, picnic structures, and Glenville Lake.

#2. Lake Rim Park

2214 Tar Kiln Drive, Fayetteville

Lake Rim is high on our list because its list of amenities is extensive. There are walking trails, covered picnic areas, horseshoe pits, athletic fields, playgrounds, and a soon to open splash pad. Our own team members have kayaked on the lake.

#3. Honeycutt Park

352 Devers St, Fayetteville

This is a centrally located park near Fayetteville Technical Community college. You may attend a youth baseball game and your kiddos will appreciate their playgrounds—one of which is specifically designed for toddlers. They also have concessions, a gymnasium, picnic shelters, a restroom, and a track.

#4. J Bayard Clark Park & Nature Center

631 Sherman Drive, Fayetteville

Clark Park is along the Cape Fear River Trail. If you are interested in more walking trails in the area, click here for our trails and hiking blog post.

This is the second largest regional park and is largely wooded. There is an excellent playground and several trails to follow. There is even camping on site! There are plenty of picnic areas and leashed pets are welcome to enjoy the area with you.

#5. Hope Mills Municipal Park

5770 Rockfish Rd, Hope Mills

The Hope Mills park is extensive. It includes several large athletic fields, walking trails, bathrooms, concessions, green spaces, picnic shelters, and a six acre man made lake.

#6. Festival Park

225 Ray Ave, Fayetteville

Festival Park is located in Downtown Fayetteville and often plays host to festivals, fairs, and outdoor concerts. It covers fourteen acres, includes wide opens spaces, paved paths, and public restrooms.

#7. McLaughlin Park

326 North Main Street, Raeford

This park features tennis courts, benches, a playground, and open spaces. The park often hosts festivals and fairs as well!

#8. 211 Sports Complex

3195 Red Springs Rd, Raeford

This complex has basketball courts, playgrounds, restrooms, a walking trail, and even a splash pad!

#9. All American Trail

While not a park, this is a great and extensive trail that will eventually circumnavigate all of Fort Bragg. It is an unpaved trail that is 10-15 feet wide and is perfect for hiking, running, biking, dog walks, and even horses.

#10. Southern Pines Downtown Park

145 SE Broad St, Southern Pines

For our friends to the north, the downtown park of Southern Pines includes a basketball court, open green space, playground equipment, restrooms, and tennis courts. There is even toddler playground!

#11. Reservoir Park in Southern Pines

300 Reservoir Park Rd, Southern Pines

This 165 acre park includes a huge lake, twelve miles of hiking and biking trails, fishing and boating (to include a boat ramp), a kayak dock, disc golf, picnic tables and exercise stations, as well as restrooms.

Have you and your family tried any of these parks before? Leave your thoughts in the comments below! If you enjoyed this post, please give it a like to let us know, and don’t forget to subscribe if you haven’t already. We put out blog posts like this one every month!

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