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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Memorial May Scavenger Hunt
As part of the 2023 Year of the Trail, join us for a "Memorial May" Scavenger Hunt at our local parks!
Find handheld-sized American Flags posted on trails at the following parks:
👉 Anderson Creek County Park
👉 Barbecue Creek County Park
👉 Boone Trail Community Center
👉 Cape Fear River Trail Park in Erwin
👉 Cape Fear Shiner County Park in Lillington
👉 Al Woodall Park in Erwin
👉 Dunn-Erwin Rail Trail
👉 Jack Marley Park in Angier
👉 Patriot's Park in Cameron
👉 Tart Park in Dunn
Each Flag will contain a section of a "winning phrase". Complete the phrase and message it to "Harnett County Parks & Recreation" on Facebook or Instagram & be entered to win a prize!
#yearofthetrail #greattrailsstate #greattrailsnc #northcarolina #trails #HappyTrailsHarnett #HikingHarnett #HealthyHarnett #MemorialMay

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Treasures of the Trail Photo Contest

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Treasures of the Trail Photo Contest!
2023 is the Year of the Trail in North Carolina. To celebrate our local NC trails, we are hosting a "Treasures of the Trail" Photo Contest!
Need help finding a trail in Harnett County? Visit our parks and trails locator app at
#yearofthetrail #greattrailsstate #greattrailsnc #northcarolina #trails #HappyTrailsHarnett #HikingHarnett #HealthyHarnett #HarnettTreasuresOfTheTrails

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Storytime at Anderson Creek Park

We are happy to announce, in partnership with the Harnett County Public Library, the return of Storytime in the Park at Anderson Creek Park!

Storytime in the park will return on Friday, May 5, 2022 at 10 AM and will run each Friday through June 9. The program will then take a break for the summer and return on Fridays in September and October. 

Anderson Creek Park is located at 1491 Nursery Rd, Lillington, NC 27546



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2023 Summer Day Camp at BTCC


Spots are limited so register your children ASAP by visiting our registration portal at https://portal.harnett.org/prod/ParksRec/portal/Home ! Registration opens on Monday, April 17 at 8 AM! 

Contact our office at at (910) 893-7518 for more information!

*2023 Summer Camp Parent Handbook*

*Medical and Pickup Form*



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Parks & Recreation Advisory Committee Seat Open




We are currently accepting applications for our Harnett County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee to fill a vacancy with a representative from County Commissioner Voting District 3. District 3 is the territory within the pink zone of the attached photos.

The Harnett County Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee consults with and serves in an advisory capacity to County staff and the Harnett County Board of Commissioners in matters affecting recreation and special events throughout the County.

All interested parties can visit http://ow.ly/mk7n50Moec0 to print off an application for submission or can stop by the Harnett County Parks and Recreation main office to receive an application between the hours of 8 AM and 5 PM, Monday through Friday.


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