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Cape Fear Shiner Park

Cape Fear Shiner Park

350 Alexander Drive
Lillington, NC 27546


Current Park Hours of Operation: Open everyday from 8 AM - 6 PM



The Cape Fear Shiner Park is the newest Harnett County Park and is located at 350 Alexander Drive, Lillington, NC 27546 and runs adjacent to the Sandhills Farm Park. The site is next to the Cape Fear River and is located in the Cape Fear River Basin. The master plan of the finalized park project includes an amphitheater, fairgrounds building, and a farmer's market.


The park officially opened on Monday, November 2nd, 2020.


Completed Phase One includes the entrance road to the initial parking area along with associated utilities. In addition to road construction, this phase includes:

  • Parking Area
  • 3.25 miles of natural trail
  • 0.4 Mile Paved Walking Trail
  • Wildlife Observation Deck
  • Soccer Field
  • Ballfields/Multi-Purpose Fields
  • Canoe Portage


Future phases will incorporate the following park elements:

  • Multi-Use Event Buildings and Parking (191 Spaces)
  • Playground
  • Day Use Area for Small Games
  • Parking at Soccer Fields (142 Spaces)
  • Amphitheater
  • Small Park Shelters
  • Restroom/Concession at Soccer Fields
  • Additional Parking Areas
  • Additional Multi-Use/Soccer Fields
  • Baseball/Softball Fields
  • Lighting
  • Extended Paved Walking Trails
  • Greenway Trail (Off Property)
  • Signage
  • Canoe Portage Area
  • Remaining Recreational Features

Cape Fear Shiner Park Master Plan

Proposed Park Fairgrounds Building

Proposed Park Fairgrounds Building, Design #2










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