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Cultivate your spirit for Sampson County’s history and heritage or enjoy the great outdoors and a paddling trip along our waterways. Explore our rural landscape and discover Sampson County’s Barn Quilt Trail.

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A J Family Farm

15736 Garland Hwy., Garland, NC 28441

AJ Family Farm offers pastured beef, pork, and eggs, as well as fruits and vegetables from the farm. Milk, cheese and other local products available. M-F 10AM-6PM Sat 10AM-3PM

Altar Cross Organic Blueberry Farm

4108 Ivanhoe Road, Ivanhoe, NC 28447

Altar Cross Farms is a family owned and operated 40 acre organic blueberry farm located in Ivanhoe, NC.

Autryville Town Hall Trail

215 S. Gray St., Autryville, NC 28318

Enjoy a beautiful scenic walking trail, located behind the Autryville Town Hall.

Avenue Gourmet Pecans

1915 The Avenue, Clinton, NC 28328

Ballance Family Farm

683 Maxton Bass Rd, Newton Grove, NC 28366

Bashton’s Party Rentals

1129 McKoy St, Clinton NC

Inflatables  –  Birthday Parties, School Events, Church Events, Street Fairs, Festivals and Fundraisers Limousine  –  (10 Passenger) Local and Regional Service, Weddings, Evening Night Out, Proms, Special Event and Concerts Movie Night  –  Family Night, Birthday Party, Slumber Party, Neighborhood Night Out, School/Church and Projection Equipment for Weddings

Beartrack Farms

461 Chesnutt Rd, Turkey, NC 28393

Call for current open hours and tour availability.  

Belle Grace

3352 Taylors Bridge HWY, Clinton, NC 28328

Berries & More

416 Vance St., Clinton, NC 28328

Black River Ivanhoe Boat Ramp

3681 Ivanhoe Rd., Ivanhoe, NC 28447

The Black River is one of our most popular paddling destinations. The river has sufficient water for paddling even in droughts and runs through land that is largely undisturbed forest. Black River – begins 14 miles south of Clinton. The Black River forms at the confluence of Six Runs Creek and the Great Coharie Creek […]

Black River Organic Farm

4457 Ivanhoe Rd, Ivanhoe, NC 28447

Black River is a small farm, owned & operated by Stefan Hartmann on family land on the Black River in Sampson County. The farm is run with help from an excellent seasonal staff that lives and works on the farm. During the height of the harvest, additional seasonal help comes in to harvest crops every […]

Brock’s Leather Crafts

5288 Hobbton Hwy, Clinton, NC 28328

Butler Family Farms

Roseboro, NC 28382

Clear Run Farms

45 Wilmington Hwy, Harrells, NC 28444

A convenience grocery store, with all local and fresh vegetables, and fresh pork for sale. This store has a grill also.  

Clinton Farmers Market

215 Lisbon Street Clinton, NC 28328

The Sampson Farmer’s Market is open from May to October, on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m.

Coharie Country Club

101 Coharie Ln., Clinton, NC 28328

Coharie Country Club is an ‘old style’ course that has the distinction of being the first designed by Ellis Maples. The original nine holes opened in 1947. The course features two distinct sides. The front is a bit longer and is more open while the back side features tree lined fairways and is much narrower. […]

Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc.

7531 North US Hwy 421, Clinton, NC 28328

The Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc. has a large beautiful display gallery filled with local Coharie Indian heritage artifacts.  The site is also home to the Annual Cultural POW-WOW, always the second Saturday in September.  

Curtis D. Cain Memorial Park

South Bladen Ave, Garland, NC

This park was opened in 2017, in memory of Mr. Curtis D. Cain, and officially named after him.   It offers a walking area, playground for the kids, and picnic tables.  Open to the public.

Downtown Clinton Self-Guided Walking Tour

709 College St., Clinton, NC 28328

The Downtown Clinton Commercial Historic District is located in the heart of Downtown Clinton and is Nationally recognized by the National Register of Historic Places.  The District is bordered by Vance Street to the North, Elizabeth Street the South, Fayetteville and Wall Streets to the West, and Sampson Street to the East.  The buildings in […]

Earth Fresh Gardens

Harrells, NC 28444

Eastpark Cinema

122 Southeast Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328

First Run Movies, and the best popcorn in town. Prices and Information Adult Tickets- $8.00 Senior- $6.00 Children- $6.00 60+ years old – Senior Tickets available Up to 11 years old  –  Child Tickets available

Elizabeth’s Pecan Products

32 Railroad St, Turkey, NC 28393

Only here at Elizabeth’s Pecan Products can you get top quality pecans covered in decadent chocolate for any occasion.

First Miracle Vine & Wine

381 Johnson Rd, Garland, NC

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Friends of the Sampson County Waterways

701 Southeast Blvd., Clinton, NC 28328

Sampson County is home to five main creeks and rivers with associated tributaries.  These waters offer nature lovers, sportsmen and paddlers over 300 miles of waterways to explore and enjoy. Great Coharie Creek – begins in Northern Sampson County near Newton Grove and runs more than 44 miles before it joins with the Six Runs […]

Hannah Forrest Blueberries

589 Delway HWY, Rose Hill, NC 28458

Harrells Ballpark

1 Park Rd., Harrells, NC 28444

High Cotton

100 Northeast Blvd. Clinton, NC 28328

Independently owned Home Decor and Gift Shop; offering a variety of gifts, floral supplies, home decor and refinished furniture. M-F 10AM-7PM Sat 10AM-3PM

Hollerin Haunts Hayride

2914 Bud Johnson Rd, Clinton, NC 28328

Hollerin Haunts Hayride is currently located at 2914 Bud Johnson Road in Clinton, North Carolina (28328) four miles from Spivey’s Corner. They provide a wide selection of entertainment including a Haunted Hayride, a Haunted Corn Maze, and the NC Zombie Hunt.

Hubb’s Farm

10276 N US Hwy 421, Clinton, NC 28328

In 2020 Hubbs Farm is celebrating 13 years of Family Fun!  Hubbs Farm has become more than a maze, or more than a pumpkin patch!  Fall, Winter, and Spring is loaded with action-packed events for the whole family.   See the Event Calendar for details of events. Your safety is our top priority.  We are proud […]

Ivanhoe Blueberry Farms

1091 Eddie L Jones Rd Ivanhoe, NC 28447

Jackson Farm Retreat

13902 Dunn Rd. Godwin NC 28344

Escape the stresses of city life and enjoy the secluded privacy of Jackson Farm Retreat. Only 45 minutes outside of Raleigh, NC!

Jordan & Jordan Groceries & Meats

906 College St. Clinton NC 28328

Family owned Meat Market & Grocery Store, Famous for Fresh homemade Sausage and home grown Produce.

Kyle’s Farm

380 Ward Road, Harrells, NC 28444

If you’re looking for a nice venue with a rustic feel, then Kyle’s Farm is just the right place! They have a beautiful old building with lots of character built in; gorgeous old hardwood floors and stunning accent lighting. ​ If your dream is to have your wedding outside, they have beautiful landscape and old […]

Lakewood Country Club

555 Country Club Rd., Salemburg, NC 28385

Welcome to Lakewood Country Club located between Roseboro and Salemburg, North Carolina. Founded in 1966, Lakewood provides a beautiful swimming pool complex, an attractive and spacious Club House for all events and a public 18 hole, par 72, golf course. Placed among large long leaf pines populated by amazing fox squirrels, you will find a […]

Laurel Lakes Campground

100 Laurel Lake Rd. Salemburg, NC 28385

53 full-service hookups with water, showers, rest rooms, and 20/30/50 amp electric on thirty-six acres.  Campsite has two stocked fishing lakes and indoor stage for music events.

M & M Produce

Matthis Family Farm

5995 Taylors Bridge Hwy. Clinton, NC 28328

Mountains to Sea Trail

3509 Haworth Drive, Suite 210, Raleigh, NC 27609

The Mountains-to-Sea Trail is North Carolina’s state hiking trail.  It stretches 1175 miles from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Outer Banks.  The Mountains to Sea trail flow right through two of Sampson County’s towns, Newton Grove and Roseboro.  Click on the link below to view the MST Rack Card for the Segment 12-B Trail […]

Naylors Produce

2816 Bud Johnson Rd. Clinton, NC 28328

North Carolina Justice Academy

200 W. College St., Salemburg, NC 28385

The North Carolina Justice Academy’s staff trains thousands of criminal justice personnel throughout the state. Numerous state and local agencies make use of the campus facilities, instructional services, and its professional staff for criminal justice training. Please refer to the website for tours of the academy.  Tours must be scheduled.  

Nutty Acres

387 Beaverdam Rd. Clinton, NC 28328

Powell Home & Barn

151 Drew Rd, Warsaw, NC 28398

Performance & Event Venue

Ranch QD

155 Reedsford Rd. Clinton, NC 28328

A fifth generation on family farm land meets creative, party planner Wendy Hutchins Dorman.  Combining the love of animals with the passion for event planning and collecting unusual  event props and decor evolves the eclectic, out of the box style with limitless possibilities!  Explore the many facets of creating your next event or simply head […]

Roseboro Town Park

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Roseboro is fortunate to have two parks, a town park and a county park. Though they are small, they offer places to have fun and exercise. The Roseboro Town Park is located in the downtown area and has playground equipment, basketball goals, a baseball field, and shelters for picnics and grills. On a beautiful days, […]

Royal Lane Park

135 Royal Ln, Clinton, NC 28328

Royal Lane Park provides 79 acres of playgrounds, picnic areas, fields, courts, trails, and open space for your enjoyment. The Clinton Recreation and Parks Department maintains four city parks for the enjoyment of all Clinton residents and visitors. Royal Lane Park, 303 Royal Lane Dr, Clinton, NC Fisher Drive Park, 328 Fisher Dr, Clinton NC […]

Sampson Arts Council

709 College St., Clinton, NC 28328

The Sampson Arts Council, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1973 under the laws of the State of North Carolina. The mission of the Sampson Arts Council is to enrich the cultural lives of the citizens of Sampson County by nurturing and supporting excellence in the arts; promoting, presenting and encouraging educational activities; and […]

Sampson Community Theatre

115 Fayetteville St., Clinton, NC 28328

Sampson Community Theatre’s upcoming events may be found on their website.  Make sure to check out.

Sampson County History Museum

313 Lisbon St, Clinton, NC 28328

Located in Downtown Clinton, North Carolina, the Sampson County History Museum is your “Key to the Past”

Sampson History Museum Village

313 Lisbon St., Clinton, NC 28328

The Sampson County History Museum Village is the “Key to the Past”, highlighting the land and inhabitants of this area, since the 1700s.  Founded in 1997, the Sampson County History Museum has grown from a single house, to a “village” of eleven buildings on a two acre campus.  Some of the buildings are historic structures […]

Sampson Little Players

213 Sampson St., Clinton, NC 28328

Sandy Ridge Country Club

211 Clubhouse Dr., Dunn, NC 28334

The Sandy Ridge Country Club facility at Dunn, North Carolina consists of a large ballroom, pool, and an eighteen (18) hole golf course. The golf course was designed by Lynton B. (LB) Wilson and opened in 1989. The course is 6,414 yards long from the “blue” tees with a par rating of 72. The PGA […]

Seven Gables Skating Rink

840 Overland Rd., Clinton, NC 28328

Seven Gables Skating Rink was established in 1973 by Mr. Benny Tew and his wife, Junette. The skating rink is proud to offer this fun and recreational activity for the youth of Sampson County – 40+ Years and Still Going Strong! The Tews continue to operate the skating rink today with the help of their […]

Simply NC

100 E Main St, Clinton, NC 28328

Simply NC invites you to join in supporting North Carolina entrepreneurs as well as the “Shop Local” movement by visiting Simply NC or our online store to make your purchases. Simply NC welcomes you to this great little shop, and encourage you to sample the great tastes of North Carolina.

Six Runs Plantation

2794 Register-Sutton Rd, Rose Hill, NC 28458

Soaps by Jess

109 Wall St. Clinton, NC 28328

South River Sloan Bridge Boat Ramp

16364 US Hwy 701 N, Garland, NC 28441

South River – marks the county lines between Sampson, Cumberland and Bladen Counties, this river runs 79.3 miles before joining the Black River, south of Ivanhoe.

Starlings Meat n Veggies

Taste of Heaven

2307 HARNETT-DUNN HWY., DUNN, NC 28334

A Christian Campground for tent, camper, and rv campers. Petting zoo, hayrides, boating, and fishing offered to campers. Various activities held here throughout the year. Church held in the pavilion every Sunday morning. Bible study every Thursday night. Visit facebook page, email, or call for more information. 13 spaces full hook-ups, 9 partial hook-ups, and […]

The Ashford Inn

615 COLLEGE STREET, CLINTON, NC 28328

The historic Ashford Inn is located in Clinton, North Carolina. We are one hour from Wilmington, NC, and one hour from Raleigh, NC, and 20 minutes from the junction of two major interstate highways – I-95 and Route 40. Traveling with Fido? No worries! Our Cottage is dog friendly, but please ask about fees and […]

The Grateful Shed

PO Box 314 Salemburg, NC 28318

Welcome to the Grateful Shed where the Shed Heads gather to eat, entertain and share our good times. Watch for our weekly videos and check out our youtube!

The Nut House, Inc.

1680 Horse Pasture Rd., Roseboro, NC 28382

The Nut House, Inc. is the largest pecan processing facility in North Carolina.  Tour times are seasonal.  For group tour reservations, call or visit their website. Products include roasted, sugar-cinnamon and chocolate covered pecans.  

Timberlake Golf Course

634 Challenge Club Ln., Clinton, NC 28328

Timberlake Golf Club is your number one option for a round of golf in Clinton, North Carolina. It’s no secret — the North Carolina golf community is one of the best in the world, and the reason why is because it includes courses like Timberlake. We have everything you need to craft THE perfect day […]

Tomahawk Trails

8499 Tomahawk Hwy, Harrells, NC 28444

Tomahawk Trails NC Tomahawk Trails, LLC No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill We are open 7 days a week from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. Come ride and board your horses.  We offer riding lessons. If you are looking for high quality and personal service, you have come to […]

Twiddle Dee Farm

3352 Taylors Bridge Hwy, Clinton, NC 28328

Victor R. Small House

709 College St., Clinton, NC 28328

Dr. Victor R. Small was born in Kentucky and raised in Ohio.  Dr. Small relocated to Clinton, North Carolina with his wife in 1923 and began practicing medicine. In 1924, he purchased the large Classic Revival-style house at 709 College Street from Mrs. Bettie S. Matthews. Mr. and Mrs. Leamon Matthews had purchased the house […]

Weeks Park

517 Clinton St., Newton Grove, NC 28366

Western Community Park

700 Clinton St, Roseboro, NC

Roseboro is fortunate to have two parks, a town park and a county park. Though they are small, they offer places to have fun and exercise. The Roseboro Western District Community Park is located at 700 W. Clinton St. in Roseboro, NC.  This park was completed in 2009 and includes a 1/2 mile walking trail, […]

WILLIAMS PRODUCE

2840 Maxwell Rd, Autryville, NC 28318

@williamsproduce Hours are 9:00 am to 6:00 pm., closed Sundays