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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

Autryville Town Hall Trail

215 S. Gray St., Autryville, NC 28318

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

Bashton’s Party Rentals

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

The Little Kitchen is the “on farm outlet” for all the products of Beartrack Farms. A state certified kitchen for the production of jams, jellies, pies, cakes, quiches, wholegrain breads and other healthy seasonal fare, the Little Kitchen uses our own ingredients whenever possible. Pound cake prepared with duck eggs is one of our specialities, […]

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 […]

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.  

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 […]

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

106 Thomson Ave, Turkey, NC 28393

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

First Tee Driving Range

NC Hwy 421 S Clinton, NC 28328

First Tee Driving Range began in 1992 in Clinton, N.C. as a full service golf shop and illuminated play. Today, First Tee operates on an honor box and daylight hours only. Prices are $3 for small and $5 for large. Same since 92′

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 […]

Harrells Ballpark

1 Park Rd., Harrells, NC 28444

Hubb’s Farm

10276 N US Hwy 421, Clinton, NC 28328

In 2018 Hubbs Farm is celebrating 11 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.

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 […]

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 […]

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.  

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 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 its inhabitants since the mid 1740’s.  Open Thursday-Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  The new military museum building will open in the Fall, 2018.  

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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, […]