1400 Belvedere Avenue, (910) 433-1575Park Hours: Mazarick One 8 am-10 pm | Mazarick Two 8 am-Dusk
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. The Glenville Lake Pier is open for fishing; you must abide by state fishing license requirements. For more information on shelter rentals, call 433-1547.
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EDUCATOR AND GROUP SERVICES
Educational Group Field Trips and Outreach ProgramsContact Clark Park Nature Center or Lake Rim Park
Scout Outdoor Activities Badge ProgramsContact Clark Park Nature Center or Lake Rim Park
PROGRAMS AND AMENITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES
All programs will meet at the Mazarick Building on side 2 unless otherwise noted. You must pre-register for all programs by calling Clark Park at 910-433-1579. 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 www.facebook.com/fcprnature.
Winter Nature Series
A variety of nature topics will be discussed by a park ranger throughout the winter months. Call to register. More suitable for ages 5 and older but younger siblings are welcome.
5+; Thurs.; 3:30-4:30 pm; Free
Feb. 14: Parasites; Feb. 28: Fossils
Homeschool Discovery Series
These programs are designed with homeschoolers in mind to help supplement their curriculum. Call to register, space is limited.
All ages; Thurs.; 10-11:30 am; Free
March 7: Exploring Rockets; April 4: Life Through a Microscope; May 2: Outdoor Living Skills
Mazarick Science Series
Explore various scientific topics as presented by a park ranger, including photographs, specimens, and the latest research. Great for homeschoolers and the general public. Call to register. More suitable for ages 5 and older but younger siblings are welcome. Classes meet at the Mazarick Building.
5+; Thurs.; 3:30-4:30 pm; Free
March 21: Nature Danger!; May 30: Ice in Its Many Forms; June 13: Cave Mysteries; July 11: A NC Prehistoric Safari; Aug. 15: Weird Skies: Strange Atmospheric Phenomena
Enjoy a short presentation using skins and skulls to learn what separates mammals from the other animal groups. Pictures from the rangers’ game camera will also be shown to highlight what species of animals live in Fayetteville’s woods.
All ages; Fri., March 22; 3:30-4:30 pm; Free
Get ready for spring nesting season by making a gourd birdhouse. A park ranger will discuss the types of birds that may visit your gourd house while you work. Register early, space is limited. Class meets at the Mazarick building.
5+: Fri., April 12; 5-6:30 pm; $5/participant
The warmer weather brings with it increased sightings of snakes. Discover identifiable characteristics and traits that snakes have and even interact with a live snake. Call to register. Class meets at the Mazarick building.
All ages; Tues., May 28; 10-11 am; Free
Life at the Water’s Edge
Discover what lives in and around the shallows near the water’s edge using nets and magnifying glasses to check for frogs, crayfish and other creatures. Call to register. Class meets at the Mazarick building.
All ages; Thurs., July 18; 3-4:30 pm; Free
Reptiles and Amphibians
Compare and contrast these two groups of animals and meet some of the residents from Clark Park Nature Center. Then go on a short hike to look for frogs and other herps. Call to register. Class meets at the Mazarick building.
All ages; Thurs., Aug. 8; 3-4:30 pm; Free
Dinosaurs are the main theme of this camp. Campers will discover dinosaurs through activities like story time, games, crafts, and fossil digs. Registration begins April 1. This camp is partially funded by the Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. Summertime Kids Grant.
5-8 yrs; Tues., July 9-Thurs., July 11; 9 am-noon; Resident: $30