Celebrate Earth Day

With Eco-Friendly Activities

Observe Earth Day on April 22 by getting outside and enjoying our natural beauty and serene landscape. There isn’t a better way to unwind. Here are a few suggestions of things to do that also comply with social distancing:

Take a Historic Walking Tour

Enjoy this leisurely, self-guided tour of the Village of Pinehurst, which predates the first golf courses at Pinehurst and was the creation of founder James Walker Tufts.

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View the Carthage Mural Trail

These three murals are located very close to the county Courthouse in downtown Carthage. They depict significant historical references about the town including one about the Tyson & Jones Buggy Company (1850-1929), at one time the largest carriage manufacturing factory in the South.

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Explore the Sandhills Horticultural Gardens

Located at Sandhills Community College, there are 27 acres to explore, including an English garden,  Conifer garden, and Japanese garden among others as well as a native wetland trail. Free and Open to the Public during daylight hours. No pets are allowed.

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'Hike' One of Our Top 10 Nature Walks

From short to long, these walks are among the best ways to celebrate Earth Day!

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Visit Our Garden Spots

You don’t have to go far in the Pinehurst area to find inspiration at the hand of Mother Nature. Visit some of these lesser known gardens and begin planning your own!

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