Places to Play

Places to play while visiting Northampton County NC

Roanoke Rapids Lake

The Roanoke Rapids Lake has over 4,600 acres of beautiful water and over 50 miles of shoreline. Take a day to fish, kayak, birdwatch and more. The north bank features a wonderful fishing area. located at 828 Family Lane, Gaston, NC 27832.
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The Red Barn Farmers Market

Fresh and local produce is available each Saturday at the Red Barn Market. From cucumbers and tomatoes to jams and seafood, the Red Barn Market offers diverse selections. If you travel down Hwy 158 right outside of Murfreesboro, NC, you will see a...
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Deberry's Millpond

Deberry's Mill Pond is located on Deberry's Mill Pond Rd in Conway, NC. Spend a day fishing the beautiful pond and enjoy a majestic setting of cypress trees. The pond offers bream, catfish, bass, crappie, and others for fishing. The millhouse has...
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Camassia Slopes Preserve

This unusual assemblage of plant species is thought to be a remnant from the ice age some 220,000 to 400,000 years ago. The preserve's high-base soils and terraced slopes, with angles of 15 to 35 degrees, enable these unique species to thrive here....
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The Roanoke River

The river is home for Black Bear, River Otter, White Tail Deer, Bob Cats, Beaver, Mink and WildTurkey. There are 200 bird species including Bald Eagles, owl’s, and Osprey. A Bird Watchers Paradise. The Roanoke River flows over 137 miles across...
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Lake Gaston

Lake Gaston is loaded with family entertainment. Boating, fishing and water sports. Rental property is available. Lake Gaston is roughly 35 miles long and covers over 20,000 acres with 350 miles of shoreline. The area surrounding the lake is home...
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Jackson NC Walking Tour

Jackson is the kind of place where you will find Ice Cream Suppers, Afternoon Teas, Church Bazaars, old fashioned Market Days and a quaint village atmosphere. Change has come slowly to Jackson. Here the fabric that once held all small communities...
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Edwards Ferry Boat Ramp

Roanoke River access at US 258 at Roanoke River bridge north of Scotland Neck. HALIFAX COUNTY N 36° 12' 29'' W 77° 23' 02'' Address: 89 US Hwy. 258,Scotland Neck, NC. 43 parking spaces. From Scotland Neck,take US 258 North for about 5 miles. Before...
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