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hatchersbridgetreefarm2810 Shoe Heel Rd.
Kenly, NC 27542

We offer recreational opportunites and education opportunities to the individuals interested in learning more about the natural world.

Bordered by Little River in Johnston County North Carolina, the 120 acre farm consist of 50 acres of loblolly pine, 17 acres of cropland, a 10 acre meadow, and 43 acres of bottomland hardwoods. Named  after Hatcher's Bridge that crosses Little River adjacent to the property.

The farm is a resource for those individuals working towards environmental education certification and anyone interested in the environment.

Many wild animals call Hatcher's Bridge Tree Farm home including: Deer, Turkey, Quail, Dove, Rabbits, Ducks, Bobcats, Hawks, Groundhogs, and many others.


  • Fishing -in Little River -bass, bluegill, river robin, perch, catfish, Gar.
  • Hiking -signage and our field guide helps you learn more about the environment.  2 miles of trail. Call for appointment
  • Camping -primitive camping only. call for appointment
  • Kayaking -access at Hatcher's Bridge, call for river conditions.
  • Bird watching - call for appointment
  • Cabin -available for environmental related workshops and meetings- call for rates

The farm is closed for the season during Nov. 1 - April 30

Hatcher's Bridge Tree Farm is a member of the Association of N. C. Environmental Education Centers.

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Southern National

This NASCAR sanctioned venue is a quarter-mile oval asphalt track with 17 degree turns featuring Saturday races March to October.

8071 Newsome Mill Rd.
Lucama, NC 27851

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Adult 16 and up $15.00
Seniors Citizens  $12.00
Youth 12 - 15 $12.00
Kids 7 - 11 $6.00
Kids 6 and under Free

$3.00 Off Coupons will be distributed by Sponsors and Local Stores.
Coupons Available at:
Big Boys Truck Stop - Kenly
Rockside Tire - (3 Locations) Smithfield, Clayton & Raleigh .
Check back for updated locations as they become available. 

2 Adult and 2 Youth or Kids Pack for $30.00, 2 additional youth or kids tickets at $6.00 each.
Maximum of 6 tickets.

Adult - $65.00
Youth - $50.00
Children - $30.00
Family - $165.00

NASCAR License of any type $25.00
No License $35.00
INEX License $26.00
Kids in pits $35.00

Legends and Bandolero Race Entry Fee  $35.00 (1 Car and Driver)
All others  $35.00

New Transponders  $450.00
Rental $  25.00
Rent to Own $200.00 up front, $25.00 each event until paid off.

Tobacco Farm Life MuseumA 6,000 sq. foot exhibit gallery displays artifacts from all aspects of farm life, along with a hands-on children's exhibit, household goods, musical instruments, clothing, and agricultural tools. A restored farmstead, with main house, detached kitchen, smoke house, tobacco barn, working blacksmith shop, 1890's one room school house and reproduction pack house depicts rural life as it was during the Great Depression era.· The gift shop offers souvenirs and hand-crafter items.

709 Church St.- US Hwy 301 N
Kenly, NC 27542
FAX 919-284-9788

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235-A East Market Street
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

tel 919.989.8687  |  fax 919.989.6295
toll free 1.800.441.7829

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