Mazarick Park

1400 Belvedere Avenue, (910) 433-1575
Park Hours: 7 am-10 pm | Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8 am-5 pm


Mazarick Park is a multi-purpose park featuring a Disc Golf Course, picnic shelters, a playground and trails. A tennis court and a baseball field are available for a quick game. Picnic areas are open to the public on a first come, first serve basis unless they are reserved. For more information on shelter rentals, call 433-1547. Glenville Lake will be closed to recreational activities while repairs are being made.
All programs will meet at the Mazarick Building unless otherwise noted. You must pre-register for all programs. Register early; space is limited in most classes. If enrollment is low the class will be cancelled. Please contact the park office if you would like to receive a copy of our monthly newsletter with updated program information or follow us on Facebook at


Educational Group Field Trips and Outreach Programs

Contact Clark Park Nature Center or Lake Rim Park

Scout Outdoor Activities Badge Programs

Contact Clark Park Nature Center or Lake Rim Park


Fishing Tackle Loaner Program

Try your hand at fishing without buying the equipment. This program allows you to borrow a rod and reel for 24 hours and provides a great opportunity for the whole family to get outside. A driver’s license or ID is required to register. Participants must follow state fishing license requirements.
All ages; Mon.-Fri.; 8 am-5 pm; Free

Snakes Alive

Learn about some of nature’s most misunderstood animals and the truth behind the myths and legends. Meet at the Mazarick building. Call to register.
All ages; Thurs., Dec. 8; 4-5 pm; Free

Nature Christmas Ornaments

Create Christmas ornaments out of objects that can be found in nature to hang on your tree. Snacks will be provided. Meet at the Mazarick building. Call to register, space is limited.
All ages; Fri., Dec. 16; 5-6:30 pm; $3/person

NC Mammals

North Carolina’s mammals include much more than dogs, cats, and squirrels. Mounted animals, skulls, pelts, and more will be on display to help you learn about NC’s “furry friends”. Meet at the Mazarick building. Call to register
All ages; Wed., Dec. 21; 2-3 pm; Free

Rocks and Minerals

There are thousands of different types of rocks and minerals. View and learn about the variety of uses of some of the more familiar specimens. Meet at the Mazarick building. Call to register
All ages; Wed., Jan. 18; 4-5 pm; Free

The Wild and Wonderful of the Fayetteville Area

Are you new to the area? Do you know how to get to the Taxidermy Hall of Fame, where to find a museum of animals from the Serengeti, and the grave of the “Spaghetti Mummy?” Do you know the real facts concerning the Vampire Beast of Bladenboro, and why the Sandhills ecosystem is of worldwide significance? This region is anything but boring if you know where to look. Get in the know by attending this lecture at Mazarick Park. Meet at the Mazarick building. Call to register.
All ages; Thurs., Feb. 9; 5:30-6:30 pm; Free

For the Love of Birds

Make a “tweet” for your feathered friends to show how much you care. Attracting and feeding birds will be discussed as well as how to participate in the upcoming Great Backyard Bird Count.
All ages; Tues., Feb. 14; 4-5 pm; Free

Bird Walk

Take a walk around Mazarick Park to see which of our feathered friends are flitting about as we count birds for the Great Backyard Bird Count. Bring binoculars if you have them. Meet at the park office. Call to register.
8+; Fri., Feb. 17; 4-5 pm; Free


Dinosaurs have captured the imagination of both children and adults for decades. Learn about these spectacular ancient creatures, their world, and which dinosaurs once lived in North Carolina. Other prehistoric animals from NC will be covered also. Find out about new discoveries, old favorites, and revelations about how these animals lived and what ultimately happened to them. Meet at the Mazarick building. Call to register.
All ages; Mon., Feb. 20; 2-3 pm; Free