Harnett County,
North Carolina

Parks & Recreation 


The objective of the Harnett County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide with the assistance of volunteer community organizations, and other local, state, and federal agencies, a broad and comprehensive program of leisure recreational opportunities and facilities for all citizens regardless of age or disability within budgetary limitations.

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Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 5:00PM

Important Announcements
Community Easter Family Fun Fest

In partnership with Antioch Baptist Church and Woodside Methodist Church, we are glad to announce that we will be hosting a Community Easter Family Fun Day on April 15th from 10 AM to 1 PM at the Boone Trail Community Center!

There will be games, inflatables, food, sack races, and more. The Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 11 AM sharp. Bring out the whole family!

Movies in the Park

We will be providing FREE showings of Disney's "Moana" and Illumination's "Sing" as part of our Movies in the Park!

Disney's "Moana" will be shown on Friday, May 5th at 8 PM at the Angier Depot at Ellington Square in Angier, NC. Manna Church Capital Area will be on hand to provide free treats for those in attendance.

Illumination's "Sing" will be shown on Friday, May 19th at 8:15 PM at Lillington Park at 307 S. 1st Street in Lillington, NC. Illumination are the creators of the Minions and Despicable Me films.

Be sure to bring your blankets and camping chairs for seating, and be sure to bring out the whole family and share with others!

A special thank you to our sponsors for these events:
Womble Rental Management, Inc. and Manna Church Capital Area

2017 Church Softball League Meeting

The mandatory meeting for 2017 Harnett County Church Softball League team captains will be at the Harnett County Public Library in Lillington, on April 4th, 2017 at 6:30 PM.

*Practice times at Neill's Creek Park for church league softball teams can be requested on a first-come, first-serve basis, beginning on Tuesday, March 7th, 2017. Time slots are in 1-hour increments, and will run on Saturdays and Sundays, from April 8th until May 28th. All practices will take place on Field 2 (the larger softball field) until early to mid-May. To reserve your church's practice time, contact Drew Bryant at (910) 893-7518 or at wbryant@harnett.org.*

2017 Church Softball Practice Reservation Form

Park Your Photo Contest!

Harnett County Parks and Recreation and Local Government Federal Credit Union are teaming up to encourage active photography at our local Parks and Recreation facilities in Harnett County!

Photos can be taken at any local park within Harnett County!

This period’s theme is: RECREATION
The contest runs from February 1st, 2017 - March 31st, 2017 (all submissions posted by March 31st)

To enter:

  • Simply take a photograph in any local park in Harnett County that ties in with the theme
  • Post your photo to our Facebook page (Harnett County Parks and Recreation) with #ParkYourPhoto, Tweet your pic at @HarnettCoParks using #ParkYourPhoto, or post your photo on Instagram using #ParkYourPhoto and #HarnettParks and follow “harnettparksrec” (Make sure your account can be viewed by public as we cannot see ones that are private)
  • Be sure to include the name/location of the park where you took your photo!

The winner during each period will win a prize pack courtesy of LGFCU!”

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