Area Attractions

Erwin Historical Society: “History Room”

110 West F Street
Erwin, NC 28339

Hours of Operation – Wednesday and Sunday 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Open other times by appointment only.

Erwin Municipal Park

100 West A Street
Erwin, NC 28339

Facility includes gym, tennis courts, and outdoor basketball courts, lighted baseball fields and play ground. The recreation department is a sponsor of all major youth sports and adult programs.


Dunn Erwin Rail Trail

Scenic 5.3 mile rail corridor that has been transferred into a nature trail for walking, biking and strolling. Trail heads in both downtown Erwin and Dunn. Historic markers are located along the trail as well as restaurants and shops at both ends.

This newly certified 5K course runs through the countryside along the Black River and into downtown Erwin. The course is essentially flat and straight. Trail is open during daylight hours. For more information call 910-897-7300.

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The Cape Fear River Trail Park

The Cape Fear River Trail Park had its grand opening on May 3rd, 2008. The park was made possible by a grant from the Park and Recreation Trust Fund and the donation of land from the Harnett Forward Together Committee. The park features include over one mile of trails, four overlooks, a picnic shelter with restrooms, and canoe/kayak access. For the canoe access lock code, contact Harnett County Parks and Recreation Department at 910-893-7518.


Erwin Public Library

110 West F Street

Erwin, NC 28339

Municipally owned and county affiliated. Library offers Internet access, videos, inner library loans, faxing, copying along with a great selection of books.

Sponsor of children’s story hour, Tuesday at 11:00a.m. for preschool ages, summer reading program for preschool to age 12. This activity includes crafts, games, and reading program. Offered each summer.

Hours of Operation- Monday and Tuesday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information call 910-897-5780


Erwin Community Center

100 West F Street
Erwin, NC 28339

The meals on wheels program is open to seniors. For more information contact Grace Hodges 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday at 910-897-5735. This facility has a 150-person capacity. Is available to rent by contacting the Erwin Library at (910) 897-5780.

Chicora Country Club

531 Chicora Club Drive
Dunn, NC 28334
(910) 897-7366

Located off Hwy. 82, just outside Dunn. Offers both flat and rolling terrain, a complete snack bar, tennis courts, swimming pool, pro shop and club house.

Course is 18 holes, par 71, and 6,200 yards.
Course rating of 69.9 with a slope of 128.
Tee times required on weekends and holidays. Price range: $20-$40.



Keith Hills Golf Club

PO Box 215
Buies Creek, NC 27506
(910) 893-5051
(800) 760-9020

Located off US 421 at Campbell University. Features 27 holes, a 32-acre practice facility, complete clubhouse, restaurant/lounge and driving range. Keith Hills was designed by Ellis Maples and is ranked #7 in public courses in NC by Carolina Magazine and received a 3.5 star award along with a top 100 distinction among rated courses in the United States by Golf Digest.
Course is 18 holes, par 72, and 6,703 yards.
Course rating of 71.6 with a slope of 129.
Call for tee times.
Price range: $25-$45.



Sandy Ridge Country Club

211 Clubhouse Drive
Dunn, NC 28334
(910) 892-6424

Located on US 401, course features flat terrain in a landscape of towering pines and includes a putting green and snack bar.
Course is 18 holes, par 72, and 6,379 yards.
Course rating of 70.6.
Tee times required on weekends only.
Price range: under $20 weekdays; and $20-$40 weekends.

Averasboro Civil War Battlefield and Museum

Located on Hwy 82. From I-95, take Exit 71 and follow markers.
(910) 891-5019

Historic markers and a museum outline the events of this March 1865 military action which highlights Lebanon, the 1825 plantation home used as a Confederate hospital, and the Chicora Cemetery, where the battle dead are buried. This battleground is included in the N.C. Civil War Trails.

Tue.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sun., 1 p.m.-5 p.m. and


General William C. Lee Airborne Museum

209 W. Divine Street, just off I-95 Exit 73
(910) 892-1947

The home of Dunn native Major General William C. Lee, “Father of the U.S. Army Airborne.” General Lee was responsible for the concepts and organization of the Airborne. His former home is a three-story early 20th century Neo-classical revival house.

Tues – Sat 10 am – 4 pm
Sun – 1 pm – 4 pm

Closed Mondays

Admission, $1 for adults and children over 12.
Group tours are available as well as a small library meeting room.


Raven Rock State Park

Located nine miles west of Erwin off U.S. 421
(910) 893-4888

The park features an immense crystalline structure rising 150 feet and stretching for more than a mile along the Cape Fear River. Experience the unspoiled, natural beauty of this 3,000 acre park through hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, camping, kayaking, picnicking and studying nature.

Nov.-Feb., 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
March and Oct., 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
April, May and Sept., 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
June-Aug., 8 a.m.-9 p.m.



Cape Fear River Adventure, LLC

100 – A South Main St

Erwin NC  27546

Providing canoe and kayak rentals for the leisure canoeist, the “die-hard” paddler, the seasoned hunter, the avid fisherman, and even to someone who just wants to be seem with a canoe or kayak. Cape Fear River Adventures, located in Erwin, NC, beside the magnificent Cape Fear River near the bridge.

Hours of Operation:  Open year-round
Monday- Sunday
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Buffaloe Lanes Bowling Center

100 W Jackson Blvd, Erwin, NC 28339

Phone: 910-891-7668


A 24 lane family friendly facility with state of the art scoring system. Buffaloe Lanes is located at 100 W. Jackson Blvd/Hwy 421, Erwin.


Dormy’s Sweetspot Mini Golf

112 West Jackson Blvd.

Erwin, NC 28339

Phone: (910) 549-0331

Dormy’s Sweetspot Mini Golf is the newest attraction in Harnett County. Dormy’s is fun for the whole family. Dormy’s is located at 112 W. Jackson Blvd. Erwin/Hwy 421, Erwin.

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Carolina Skate Land

Carolina Skate Land provides family entertainment, roller skating, a snack bar, and games. It is located on 1500 N Ellis Avenue (Hwy 301 N), Dunn. Book your party or fund raiser today!

For more information call 910-891-4412 or visit