920 Cross Winds Street
Greenville, NC 27834-3759
Phone: (252) 752-7382
Fax: (252) 752-8193
Nestled alongside the Tar River, this natural area encompasses 324 acres of land and water and features over 250 acres of rich bottomland forest, four lakes that cover 48 acres, and over 20 acres of open grassland. Hiking trails and picnic tables are on site and year round fishing is available; pedal boating is offered seasonally.
Family amusement park that features bumper boats, a miniature golf course, an arcade, go-karts, and a snack bar. The park is open six days a week during the summer and open on the weekends during fall and spring.
Overlooking the Pamlico River, Festival Park opened its doors in 2012 to the public. It is set beside the North Carolina Estuarium and features picnic spots, Papa's Playground, a maritime themed zone for kids and a performance space. This scenic park regularly hosts movies in the park, outdoor concerts and festivals. It also has amusement rides on special occasions.
Calvary Episcopal Church dates back to the 1800s and was established by Reverend Joseph Blount Cheshire. The National Register of Historic Places added this church to its books in 1971. A good aspect is the numerous opportunities that they offer to be involved in activities like committees, outreaches, groups, missions to foreign nations, ministries, and similar activities which would enhance the overall well being of the community. Visitors to the township of Tarboro should definitely add this to their itinerary.