Harnett County,
North Carolina

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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
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Martin Luther King Jr Day Closure

The Harnett County Parks & Recreation Main Office will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The Boone Trail Community Center & Library will also be closed on Monday, January 20th, and will not host Open Gym that evening.

All other County-owned parks will follow their normal hours of operation.


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Winter Tree ID Hike
Don’t let the cold get you down! JOIN US for a FREE winter tree ID hike at the Cape Fear River Trail Park on Sunday, January 19 at 3 PM!
Ever wondered how to identify trees when there are no leaves? Join us for an educational hike to explore ways to identify trees in winter- such as examining bark patterns, the form of the tree, and more.
No prior experience is needed. Bring your own binoculars and dress weather-appropriate. If you do not own a pair of binoculars, we will have a limited supply that can be loaned for use.

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New Program and Rental Registration Portal

Harnett County Parks and Recreation program and rental registration is now electronic! Below are the steps to create your account and register online:

  • Click the link here to reach the Registration Portal
  • Click on “New Account” in the upper right hand corner of the page
  • Fill out the required fields to set up your account

To sign up for programs like Summer Day Camp and Afterschool Care, you can register your children by adding them as “Dependents” under your account profile

  1. To access this, after you login, click “Profile” in the upper right hand corner of the home page and scroll down to the “Relationships/Dependents” section and select “Add”
  2. After completing this, their names/ages will appear for any registrations in a drop down box for selection when selecting a program to add to your cart
  • You are now setup to register for programs through the Portal and can even pay by credit card!
    1. Select “Browse Classes” for program registrations
    2. Select “Browse Facilities” and to initiate a request for a facility rental (picnic shelter, ballfield, etc.)

To request a rental of a facility, field, or shelter:

  1. Select “Browse Facilities” on the main portal page
  2. Select your desired rental date under the “Available Date” section and your desired Location under the “Location” drop down box on the Facility Browse page and hit the green magnifying glass
  3. Find your facility and select “Register” to the right
    1. Please note that for picnic pavilions at Anderson Creek Park and Barbecue Creek Park, you should select the “Hourly” option unless you are planning on booking for an entire day (in which you would select the “Full Day” option)
  4. Select your desired start time and end time at the bottom of the page, enter # of attendees, check the terms and conditions box in the upper right hand corner and select “Add to Cart”
  5. Continue through the process until you receive the option to “Pay Later”; select it
  6. You will receive a copy of your request; Please give our staff approximately three (3) business days to review your request and we will notify you of you approval or denial, and will contact you for payment.
    1. Approved rentals can be paid for by Credit Card over the phone, or under your online profile under the “Invoices” section
    2. Payment by cash or check must be made either in person at our main office during business hours, or by mail to our PO Box (info below)

Harnett County Parks and Recreation Main Office Info
420 McKinney Parkway, Lillington, NC 27546 (physical address)
PO Box 816, Lillington, NC 27546 (mailing address)
Business Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 AM-5 PM


 
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