Whether you enjoy sports, hiking, kayaking, paddling, or simply a good view while having a picnic with the family, Goldsboro-Wayne County has a plethora of recreational options to cater to everyone! Catch some air, tee off, explore a trail, or glide down the gentle waters of the Neuse River—whatever your activity, we’ll keep you energized!
Wayne County Paddle Trails
The Wayne County Paddle Trails consist of over 70 miles of interconnected rivers, streams, and tributaries that twist and wind through Wayne County. The main artery of water, the Neuse River, is estimated to be two million years old and has an abundance of wildlife in and along its banks. Paddle by the Cliffs of the Neuse where the river cuts a 90-ft. gorge through limestone and sandstone bluffs. Wayne County Paddle Trails is part of the Statewide System of Paddle Trails being promoted by NC Paddle Trails Association.
For more information on paddling events and updates call (919) 734-7922.
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Goldsborough Bridge Battlefield
This battlefield is the site of Foster’s Raid on Goldsborough Bridge. On December 17, 1862, some 2,000 Confederate forces attempted to stop Union General John Foster’s 12,000 troops from destroying this vital railroad bridge. It was a pivotal turning point in the Civil War. This site now entails walking trails to take visitors to nine historical markers where specific events of the battle are detailed. Free guided tours are available by scheduling in advance via email or phone: (919) 736-4423 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
303 Old Mt Olive Hwy
Dudley, NC 28333
Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course
The Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, owned and operated by the City of Goldsboro Parks & Recreation, is a par 72 layout that golfers of all levels find enjoyable and challenging. Redesigned in 1999 by architect John LaFoy, the course offers champion Bermuda greens, 419 Bermuda fairways, plenty of deep and challenging bunkers, and unrivaled combination of long and short par 4 holes and a large driving range. This course features new Champion Bermuda Greens, US Kids Golf forward tees for families and the area’s best practice range with target greens, fairway bunkers, and a pitch to putting green.
“Not your everyday muny.”
507 Eden Pl., Goldsboro, NC 27530 | (919) 735-0411