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.
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM- 5:00PM
🐦🦅🦉 Each February, for four days, the world comes together for the love of birds. Harnett County Cooperative Extension, in partnership with Harnett County Parks & Recreation, will present two programs associated with the 2021 Great Backyard Bird Count.
👉On February 11 at 7 PM, Harnett County Cooperative Extension will conduct a virtual Zoom event that will teach you how to attract birds to your backyard and how to participate in the 2021 Great Backyard Bird Count. Registration for this Zoom program is unlimited.
👉The second program will be an in-person expert-led bird counting experience that takes place on February 13 at 7:00 AM at the Cape Fear Shiner Park in Lillington. This is an outdoor experience so dress appropriately for the weather and be sure to wear sturdy shoes. If you have binoculars, please bring them, as we will not be sharing them due to COVID protocols. Each participant will be screened upon arrival. If you are not feeling well, please do not come. Social distancing will be observed. This event is limited to the first 20 respondents and numbers could change depending on changing COVID concerns. A waiting list will be maintained.
🎫Register for these events by checking out the Harnett County Cooperative Extension Eventbrite: http://ow.ly/PMmE50DeuZG
Harnett County is working to provide more recreational opportunities for residents and to make Harnett County a more attractive place for prospective residents and businesses. We’re creating a County-wide Bicycle, Pedestrian, & Greenway Master Plan to shape the development of future amenities for walking, cycling and trails in Harnett County!
Here's how you can get involved!
👉 Learn more about the plan https://www.harnettgreenwayplan.com/
Where will the trails take you?