Lumber River Kayaking
Lumberton and its people extend to you a heartfelt welcome! Hike and bike on the Riverwalk near Historic Downtown as you enjoy the beauty of the Lumber River, listed as a National Wild and Scenic River and voted one of North Carolina’s Top Ten Natural Wonders. The natural setting of Lumberton contributes to its charm almost as much as the people.
Why Lumberton, NC?
The Lumber River State Park (ncparks.gov) is the area's primary location for recreational activities that range from hiking, fishing and birding to primitive camping. The park features 22 campsites, a boat ramp and picnic facilities.
Lumberton's Recreation Station (explorationkids.com) provides exploratory learning opportunities for children and adults. It offers youth programs that include crafts, career exploration and foreign languages. Adult programs include personal finance and parenting workshops.
The city's 18-hole Cliffwood Golf Club has a driving range, Bermuda putting greens and a clubhouse. Lumberton also has a disc golf association (ldga.org) that promotes this alternative form of golf played with Frisbees.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke's Givens Performing Arts Center (uncp.edu) has a year-round schedule of arts and cultural activities. Broadway shows and music festivals are highlights of the center's calendar.