Fayetteville/Fort Bragg/ Sandhills NC

VOL6 ISS2 2016

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THE ORIGINAL RELOCATION GUIDE — FAYETTEVILLE | FORT BRAGG | SANDHILLS REGION VOLUME 6 — ISSUE 2 58 Clark Park. The greenway is a series of urban trails and greenways that will eventually connect from Maine to Key West, Florida. The trail is accessible 365 days a year. The All American Trail is a 10 to 15 foot wide unpaved pathway designed for hikers, runners and bicyclists. The 11-mile trail follows the perimeter boundary of Fort Bragg through the Sandhills region. The mixed terrain shows the diversity of geography with sections ranging from nearly flat to more advanced areas that are hilly. Along the way signage identifies and describes plants and wildlife. There are more than 1,500 species of plants and trees, and more than 400 species of wildlife including the endangered Red Cockaded Woodpecker. Call ahead to make an appointment to visit Jambbas Ranch — it is worth the effort. The ranch is part nature preserve and walking trail. Young and old delight at the animals that greet visitors from the moment they walk through the gate. Kids can get up close and personal with the animals and have an opportunity to feed them. A walk along a 1.5 mile loop reveals animals grazing in large enclosed areas including gazelle, deer, buffalo and others. In the Sandhill region of the state, aside from playing golf or riding horses, day trippers can take the pottery trail from destinations in Moore County that lead to the state's pottery center in Seagrove. Take NC 24/27 west for the scenic route on back roads that wind through To To experience patriotic history, time is well spent on experience To experience patriotic history, time is well spent on patriotic To experience patriotic history, time is well spent on history, time is well spent on the American Independence Trail. The 35-mile course reveals people and places that played a role in defining history. Visitors see the grave of Isaac Hammond, a free black who was a fifer in the 10th North Carolina Regiment Continental Line, and a statue of the Marquis de Lafayette, whose alliance with the Patriots proved vital to America's victory. Fayetteville is the first city in America to name itself for Lafayette and the only city named for him that he visited. The natural assets of the region are another reason to get outside in the Sandhills. The great outdoors attract fitness enthusiasts who like to stay active and commune with nature. The Cape Fear River Trail is a four-mile, 10-foot wide paved trail for walkers, joggers, and non-motorized transportation. Interpretive signage highlights the diverse wildlife and plants throughout the trail with more than 700 types of trees and plants, and 150 types of birds. The River Trail area is also home to diverse hardwood trees. Frogs, lizards and turtles are a common sight as well as an occasional deer. The trail is part of the East Coast Greenway, a series of nature trails within urban areas. In addition to the wooden bridges including a covered bridge, there is a 700-foot boardwalk through the marsh and wetlands near DAY TRIPS/THINGS TO DO 2036 Juniper Lake Rd www.autowerksnc.com www.autowerksnc.com off Hwy 211, 3.7 miles, West of the Traffic Cir. AA ilitary Discounts Provided Shuttle Service Available M-F 8:00AM-5:30PM 910-295-5888 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty on Repairs & Most Extended Warranties Accepted Full Service Maintenance and Repair on MERCEDES-BENZ - BMW AUDI - VOLVO - VW - LEXUS - INFINITI and Other Imported Automobiles Tire and Alignment Specialists - Call Us for a Quote Serving the Sandhills for 25 Years Your Convenient Import Experts

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