Mazarick Park

1400 Belvedere Avenue, (910) 433-1575

Park Hours: Mazarick One 8 am-10 pm | Mazarick Two 8 am-Dusk 

 


GENERAL INFORMATION

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. 

 

 

 

Please CLICK HERE for a detailed park map. 


EDUCATOR AND GROUP SERVICES

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


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

Mammals 

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

Gourd Birdhouses

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

Slick Snakes 

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

SUMMER EXPERIENCES

Tiny Trailblazers

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

 


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