Because of seasonal hours, please call or check individual websites before visiting.

 Clover Meadows

Clover Meadows

A small family-owned and operated farm providing Pender County with pumpkins in the fall.

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2238 Henry Brown Rd.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 599-5553
Website:
Email:
50 South Surf Shop

50 South Surf Shop

We welcome you to 50 South. The best in surf gear and surf-inspired apparel for the whole family. We provide surfboard and beach bike rentals, surf lessons, skateboards, surfwear, and surf-inspired clothing.

Beach, Shopping, Get Outdoors, ,

306 S. Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-7911
Website: www.surf50south.com
www.facebook.com/surf50south
Email: Surf50South@gmail.com
A&B Saltwater Adventures

A&B Saltwater Adventures

A&B Saltwater Adventures LLC is a veteran-owned and operated company. With over 20 years of experience on the water both civilian and military training, we take pride in ensuring our guests have a safe and enjoyable time. It is our goal to provide a unique Saltwater Adventure for each of our guests. A&B Saltwater Adventures utilizes and offers the finest equipment available to ensure we make memories of what we catch. Come share our passion for the saltwater and catching big fish while you spend quality time with your family and friends.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Fishing, ,

912 A. Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 915-5256
Website: www.absaltwateradventures.com
www.facebook.com/topsailsportfishing
Email: absaltwateradventures@gmail.com
Abbey Nature Preserve Trail

Abbey Nature Preserve Trail

Dedicated to the memory of Margaret Abbey Foy Moore, the Foy family has placed 67 acres of undeveloped land into the Coastal Land Trust. Enjoy a short walk up the sandy road or take a longer walk that crosses the dam through the woods along the outflow stream. Take pleasure in the wooden walkway built across the 10 acre pond that connects with walking trails on both sides. Experience the great outdoors through the forest while hiking, bird watching or just viewing the beautiful trees, plants, flowers and wildlife.

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10200 US Hwy 17
Wilmington, NC 28411
Phone: (910) 686-9518
Website: poplargrove.org/discover/nature-trail
www.facebook.com/abbeynaturepreserve
Email: ketdunn@gmail.com
Angola Bay Game Land

Angola Bay Game Land

Angola Bay Game Land consists of 24,483 acres of land. Primary hunting species are: deer, bear, turkey, fox, rabbit, raccoon, squirrel and quail. Hunting is not permitted on Sundays.  Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

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Pender/Duplin Counties
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Aquaholics Boat Rentals

Aquaholics Boat Rentals

Family-friendly boat rental business with Half, Full, and Multi-Day Rentals available.  We have fishing boats and pontoon boats for rent in addition to tubes and beach chairs.  Call now to book your trip!

Beach, Get Outdoors, Fishing, ,

13460 NC Hwy 50/210 Suite 104
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 231-1738
Website: aquaholicsboatrentals.com
www.facebook.com/AquaholicsboatrentalsLLC
Email: rchapman917@gmail.com
Ash's Japanese Maple Nursery

Ash's Japanese Maple Nursery

Nestled in 11 acres of a southern pine and hardwood forest, Ash's Japanese Maple Nursery contains over 80 varieties of Japanese Maples from 2-30 years old. The nursery resembles a botanical garden with its meandering grass paths and rows of trees. Sections of the Nursery are in high forest shade for a pleasant walk in the summer months though other sections are in full sun. The Nursery's specialty is the styling or shaping of dissectum or lace leaf maples into artistic bonsai styles from 3-8 feet high and 10 feet across. The Nursery grounds also contain a Japanese Garden with a large koi pond, running stream and Japanese style garden house.

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421 Rowan Rd
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-4723
Website:
facebook/pages/Ashs-Japanese-Maple-Nursery
Email: ashtom84@yahoo.com
Ashton Farm Summer Day Camp

Ashton Farm Summer Day Camp

Ashton Farm is 72 acres of the old historical Ashe Plantation. We have developed it into a summer day camp designed to provide children the opportunities to learn the skills of various sports, to become a part of farm life, to feel the joy of being together in camp life, and to get to know and appreciate the atmosphere of nature.

Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, ,

5645 US Hwy 117 S.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 259-2412
Website: www.ashtonfarmcamp.com
facebook/Ashton-Farm-Summer-Day-Camp
Email: info@ashtonfarmcamp.com
Bannerman Vineyard and Winery

Bannerman Vineyard and Winery

We grow six different varieties of native North Carolina muscadine grapes. Samples our muscadine and fruit wines. U-Pick business runs from the first of September until mid-October. We welcome you to our tasting room to sample our wines, meet our staff and enjoy our wonderful vineyard.

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2624 Stag Park Rd.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 233-0103
Website: www.bannermanvineyard.com
Email: admin@bannermanvineyard.com
Bear Ridge Farms Inc.

Bear Ridge Farms Inc.

Local, family-owned and operated farm offing a variety of products such as strawberries pre-picked and you-pick, sweet corn, peanuts, collards and other items.

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270 Old Maple Hill Rd.
Maple Hill, NC 28454
Phone: (910) 289-1722
Website:
www.facebook.com/BearRidgeFarm
Boating Access - Hampstead

Boating Access - Hampstead

Enjoy fishing on the Intracoastal Waterway. Primary fish species are: red drum, Southern flounder and spotted seatrout.

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613 Lewis Road
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Boating Access - Holly Shelter

Boating Access - Holly Shelter

Enjoy fishing on the North East Cape Fear River. Primary fish species are: catfish, largemouth bass and sunfish. Camping allowed in designated areas only. Point of interest on the MST Trail Seg. 14 found at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Fishing, , ,

7271 Shaw Hwy
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Boating Access - Sawpit Landing

Boating Access - Sawpit Landing

Enjoy fishing on the Northeast Cape Fear River. Primary fish species: catfish, largemouth bass and sunfish. Point of interest on the MST Train Seg. 14 found at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Fishing, , ,

527 Whitestocking Rd. Ext
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Boating Access - Shelter Creek

Boating Access - Shelter Creek

Enjoy fishing on Holly Shelter Creek. Primary fish species are: catfish, largemouth bass and sunfish.

Get Outdoors, Fishing, , ,

12380 Shaw Hwy
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Boating Access - Surf City

Boating Access - Surf City

Enjoy fishing on the Intracoastal Waterway. Primary fish species are: red drum, Southern flounder and spotted seatrout.

Fishing, Get Outdoors, Beach, ,

517 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Bush Marina

Bush Marina

Located in the heart of Topsail Beach. Conveniently located near shops, restaurants and the beach. Access the waterway any time day or night as our marina is open to the public at all times. An attendant is available during various hours to assist you in your boating needs. Topsail Beach Marina has 8 boat slips available for rent. Only one parking per boat slip is allowed.

Beach, Fishing, Get Outdoors, ,

912 S Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-2746
Website: www.topsailbeach.org
Email: townclerk@topsailbeach.org
Cape Fear River Boats

Cape Fear River Boats

Prepare to be amazed by the tranquility and breathtaking scenery along the northwest Cape Fear River and the Black River.  Experience the beauty and natural history of the Cape Fear Region during a narrated nature cruise along these scenic and historic coastal rivers aboard the Capt. J.N. Maffitt.

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101 South Water St.
Wilmington, NC 28401
Phone: (910) 343-1611
Website: cfrboats.com
www.facebook.com/capefearriverboatsnc
Email: info@cfrboats.com
Carol Sue Blueberry Farm

Carol Sue Blueberry Farm

Visitors can enjoy U-PICK or pre-picked, and sit back and relax with some refreshing blueberry ice cream. We grow and sell strawberries as well. U-pick strawberries starting mid April. Blueberry season lasts through late June early July.

Blueberry Farms, AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, ,

18055 Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 520-6629
Website: www.carolsuefarms.com
www.facebook.com/carolsuefarms
Email: morrishouse@aol.com
Castle Bay Country Club

Castle Bay Country Club

Located just off coastal highway, US-17 in Hampstead, NC. is a challenging, Scottish links style 18-hole championship course. Although there are no trees on the course, there are the typical links hazards of tall bunkers, water, and waste areas. And yes, like all links courses, occasionally one must factor in the wind. True to the tradition, the course demands excellent shot placement on almost every hole.

Golf, Get Outdoors, , ,

107 Links Ct.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-1978
Website: www.castlebaycc.com
Email: castlebaycountryclub@gmail.com
Civil War Trails

Civil War Trails

The NC Civil War Trail is a segment of the United States Civil War Trail. The trails spotlights historical Burgaw and the oldest standing train depot in the state.  There are also other sites throughout Pender County.

Get Outdoors, History and Culture, , ,

Historical Downtown
Burgaw, NC
Phone: (757) 378-5462
Website: www.civilwartrails.org
www.facebook.com/civilwartrails
Desperado Horse Farm and Trail Rides

Desperado Horse Farm and Trail Rides

Open seven days a week by appointment for all ages and all levels of experience. Walk, trot or gallop on 500 acres of natural forest with a guide. Birthday parties and special events available.

Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, Special Occasions, ,

7214 NC Hwy 210
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (910) 617-3563
Website: www.desperadohorsefarm.com
www.facebook.com/DesperadoHorseFarm
Email: desperadofarm@aol.com
East Coast Greenway Trail

East Coast Greenway Trail

From Maine to Florida, this 3,000-mile trail travels down Topsail Island to Surf City, along the Intracoastal and Sloop Point Loop Road to Country Club and southward along US Hwy 17.

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Hampstead, Surf City
Topsail Beach, NC
Phone: (919) 797-0619
Website: www.greenway.org
www.facebook.com/EastCoastGreenway
Email: info@greenway.org
East Coast Sports

East Coast Sports

We are headquarters for your ultimate fishing trip.  We have a specialist for inshore and offshore fishing, boating, clothing and beach accessories.  We can also help charter a boat to get you out on the water.  For more information please visit our website.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Fishing, ,

409 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-1887
Website: www.eastcoastsports.com
www.facebook.com/eastcoastsports
Email: sales@eastcoastsports.com
Ecological Marine Adventures

Ecological Marine Adventures

Ecological Marine Adventures provides kids with an exciting opportunity to explore the coast of Topsail Island. We are a Marine Education Center that specializes in the education of children. We offer a wide variety of activities with something for the whole family! Kids can participate in Ocean Adventure Day Camps, Beach Adventure Walks, Little Guppy's Surf School and Family Night Time Ghost Crab Hunts! Children participating in EMA adventures will have fun, learn cool stuff and see the world in a new and exciting way!

Get Outdoors, Beach, Kids Activities, ,

106 North Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 515-9751
Website: ecologicalmarineadventures.com
www.facebook.com/eco.marine.adventures
Email: info@ecologicalmarineadventures.com
Farmer Mac's Blueberry Farm

Farmer Mac's Blueberry Farm

Come out and see us for our delicious blueberries. Come pick your own with the family or get some that are pre-picked and ready to go. Our harvest season is May typically until June.

Blueberry Farms, Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, ,

184 Berry Patch Road
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-4618
Website:
Alternative Phone: (910) 352-4692
Email: berryfarm@bellsouth.net
Farmer's Market at Poplar Grove

Farmer's Market at Poplar Grove

For the finest and freshest that North Carolina has to offer come on out to Poplar Grove Wednesday mornings and see what's fresh at Cape Fear's favorite Farmers Market. Everything is locally grown or made. The market carries a fresh selection of in-season fruits and vegetables, plants, cut flowers, eggs, cheese, sausage, crab cakes, baked goods, nuts, pickles, herbs, honey, wine amp; an assortment of beautiful arts and crafts.

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10200 US Hwy 17 N
Wilmington, NC 28411
Phone: (910) 686-9518
Website: poplargrove.org/farmers-market/
www.facebook/FarmersMarketPoplarGrove
Email: suzette@poplargrove.org
Fowler's Farm

Fowler's Farm

Visitors can plan a family day on the farm to meet and feed the animals.  We are also an events venue and can supply giant inflatables for children's events.  Check us out under special occasions as well.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, ,

Old Savannah Rd.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 297-5214
Website: facebook.com/Fowlersfunnyfarm
Email: spfowler70@yahoo.com
Grand Oaks Driving Range

Grand Oaks Driving Range

We offer golf instruction so that you're never lost when you are traveling through our practice holes. Whatever part of your game needs work, we will provide a solution to make sure it is improved. Next time you join your buddies at the course, they'll be wondering how you became so good! Grand Oak Driving Range has a auto system for after hours. A drop box is available for payment.

Get Outdoors, Golf, , ,

536 Pine Village Dr.
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (910) 675-3383
Website: www.golfingrockypoint.com
Email: emcintyre2@ec.rr.com
Hampstead Kiwanis Park

Hampstead Kiwanis Park

The Hampstead Kiwanis Park is 53 acres. It offers several athletic fields for baseball, soccer and football along with a walking trail and playground. The picnic area can be reserved for parties and events.

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

586 Sloop Point Loop Road
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 259-1330
Website:
penderpr.recdesk.com/Community/Page
Email: parksandrec@pendercountync.gov
Hankins Park

Hankins Park

Hankins Park is a passive park which includes a pavilion with picnic tables, charcoal grill and restrooms surrounded by large grassy areas. Hankins Park is connected to the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail. The pavilion has restrooms and picnic tables for your convenience. For a fee it can be reserved for parties etc. but the remaining grassy areas are open to the public at all times. For reservations, please contact the Burgaw Parks and Rec at 910-300-6401. Visit our website to download an application. The park is open year-round from sunup to sundown.  Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

310 North Walker Street
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Harbour Village Marina

Harbour Village Marina

Harbour Village Marina is a private marina located on the Intracoastal Waterway at mile marker #267, behind Topsail Island. (N34'23.173, W77'38.251) The marina offers its members the use of a boat ramp, free parking, a picnic area, and floating dock facilities. These facilities are for the use of members or guests accompanied by members, only. The marina lounge is handicap accessible and offers both gas and diesel fuels, showers, lounge, 30/50 amp power connections, and pump-out services. Transient boaters are welcome, but reservations are required. Please contact the Harbour Master for details. Both fuel and pump-out services are available to the general public.

Get Outdoors, Fishing, , ,

101 Harbour Village Dr.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-4017
Website: www.harbourvillagemarina.com
Email: HVMANAGER301@AOL.COM
Harrell Memorial Park

Harrell Memorial Park

Harrell Memorial Park is a children's playground which includes play equipment for all ages. There are also tennis courts connected to the park. Since this park is diagonally across the street from Hankins Park, restrooms are within walking distance. The park is open year-round from sunup to sundown.

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

108 East Ashe Street
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Holly Shelter Game Land

Holly Shelter Game Land

Holly Shelter Game Land consists of 75,120 acres of land. Primary hunting species are: deer, bear, turkey, fox, rabbit, raccoon, squirrel, quail, dove and waterfowl. Primary fish species are: catfish, largemouth bass and sunfish. Camping allowed in designated areas only. Featured on the MST in Seg. 15 located at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/15/

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7471 Shaw Hwy
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (919) 707-0010
Website: www.ncwildlife.org
Email: wrccomments@ncwildlife.org
Holly Shelter Shooting Range

Holly Shelter Shooting Range

Partnership with Pender County Parks and Recreation and the NC Wildlife Security Commission gives you a state of the art outdoor shooting range.  Featuring a 200-yard rifle range, 50-yard pistol range, target archery range, 3-D archery course and is universally accessible.

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8718 Shaw Hwy
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (910) 259-8351
Website: www.pendercountync.gov/pcd/parks-and-recreation/holly-shelter-shooting-range
www.facebook.com/hollyshelterrange
Email: shootingrange@pendercountync.gov
Humphrey Farms Inc.

Humphrey Farms Inc.

A family farm offering pumpkins and mums in the fall and Christmas tress for the holiday season.  The 150-year-old tobacco barn is being renovated for special events and will become the Mill Branch Trading Post and will eventually showcase all things local, offer wagon rides, see our cattle operation and have live mill demonstrations.  Until then we invite you to visit our Pumpkin Patch, purchase mums or visit our Christmas Tree lot.  Be sure to take lots of pictures of new memories you make with us.

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6611 NC Hwy 53
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 524-7455
Website: facebook.com/HumphreyFarmsInc
Email: humphreyfarmsinc@gmail.com
Ivanhoe Blueberry Farm

Ivanhoe Blueberry Farm

During our fresh pack season, blueberries are available from mid-May through July. The varieties of blueberries vary as to time of harvest, and each variety has its own color, varying in size, taste and texture.  We feel sure there is a variety to fit the individual taste buds.  Of course, we like them all.  Berries can be purchased at Murray-Turner Blueberry Farm in Burgaw or from our Farm in Ivanhoe.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, Blueberry Farms, ,

1091 Eddie L. Jones Rd.
Ivanhoe, NC 28447
Phone: (910) 532-2880
Website: ivanhoeblueberryfarms.weebly.com
Email: ivanhoefarms@instar.net
Johnson Park

Johnson Park

Johnson Park is a passive park located along the Osgood Canal and is a part of the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail. This park is quiet, well landscaped and inviting. It is the perfect place for a quiet lunch or a good book. There are no facilities at this park. Johnson Park is located at the corner of South Walker Street and East Hayes Street. Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at https://mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

311 S. Walker St.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Jolly Roger Pier

Jolly Roger Pier

Extending 850 feet into the Atlantic Ocean, the Jolly Roger Pier has long been an area landmark known not only for its superb fishing, but also as a great place to stroll. The pier is fully lit at night and an evening stroll is a tradition for many generations of Topsail vacationers. For the expert or novice fisherman, the Pier has a fully stocked tackle shop, with all bait and tackle for pier, surf, sound, and offshore fishing. Rod rentals, ice, snacks, domestic and imported beer, and other beverages are also available.  The tackle shop also carries a complete line of beach necessities, from sunscreen and toiletries, to Jolly Roger branded hats and t-shirts. Our staff is a great source of local information and lore, and we're open early and late for your convenience.  Next door is our Oceanfront Motel and don’t forget to grab a bite to eat at our grill.

Fishing, Beach, Get Outdoors, ,

803 Ocean Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4616
Website: www.thejollyroger.com
www.facebook.com/Jolly-Roger-Inn-and-Pier
Email: info@jollyroger.com
Kenneth D. Batts Family Park

Kenneth D. Batts Family Park

Park located on the sound features a slide, swings, camel back climber, picnic shelter, basketball court and a 920 foot boardwalk.

Beach, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, ,

911 South Topsail Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
facebook.com/Kenneth-D-Batts-Family-Park
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Lea-Hutaff Island

Lea-Hutaff Island

Lea-Hutaff Island is a completely uninhabited barrier island and marsh system where sea turtles, birds, starfish, and other animals thrive in their natural ecosystems,  It is only accessible by boat and is the best place to view wildlife and collect seashells, shark teeth, sea glass and sand dollars.  Many boat and tour rental companies on Topsail Island offer private and group excursions to Lea-Hutaff Island so all can enjoy its natural beauty.

Get Outdoors, Beach, , ,


Topsail Beach, NC 28443
Phone:
Website:
https://nc.audubon.org/conservation/lea-island-and-hutaff-island
Lewis Nursery and Farms

Lewis Nursery and Farms

Lewis Nursery and Farms is a 3rd generation family farm located in Rocky Point approximately 18 miles north of Wilmington.  Lewis Nursery and Farms, was started in 1953 by Everette Lewis.  Over the past 60 years, Lewis Farms has diversified from only growing strawberries and strawberry plants to added production of blueberries and blackberries.  Lewis Farms is proud of its heritage, diversity,and family farming tradition and with continued growth will maintain the personal connection with customers that comes with a family businesses.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, Blueberry Farms, ,

3500 Hwy 133
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (910) 675 2394
Website: www.lewisfarms.com
Email: info@lewisfarms.com
Marsh Creek at Scotts Hill Marina

Marsh Creek at Scotts Hill Marina

We have 40 Wet Slips that accommodate 13' to 35' boats.  We offer over 365 Dry Storage Slips that accommodate 13' to 26'.  Any boats larger than 26' are individually quoted.  We offer Concierge service for all Wet & Dry Slip customers. We have ice, beverages, snacks and more and they can be waiting for you on your boat!  We also offer provisions such as having your boat washed and filled up after a fun-filled day on the water. While you're waiting be sure to visit the Sailfish Restaurant right on site!

Get Outdoors, Fishing, , ,

2570 Scotts Hill Loop
Scotts Hill, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-4460
Website: marshcreekmarine.com/home.html
www.facebook.com/marshcreekmarine
Email: MarshCreekMarine@aol.com
Miller's Pond

Miller's Pond

Miller's Pond is a great place to walk, fish, picnic or just enjoy nature. The park's main features are a seven-acre pond surrounded by a half-mile walking trail, a kayak launch, playground and picnic shelter.

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, Fishing, ,

12762 US Highway 117
Rocky Point, NC 28457
Phone: (910) 259-1330
Website:
penderpr.recdesk.com/Community/Page
Email: parksandrec@pendercountync.gov
Moores Creek National Battlefield

Moores Creek National Battlefield

Site of one of the first battles in the South of the Revolutionary War and the first patriot victory of the war. Throughout the park, remnants remain of the 1776 road traveled by patriot and loyalist forces. A .7-mile trail with wayside exhibits leads through the battlefield and across Moores Creek. The historic bridge site is located along the trail. The park offers a visitor center with exhibits, lighted troop movement maps and film, a .3 mile colonial forest trail, and a picnic area. Point of interest on the MST Trail Seg. 14 found at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, History and Culture, , ,

40 Patriots Hall Dr.
Currie, NC 28435
Phone: (910) 283-5591
Website: www.nps.gov/mocr
www.facebook.com/moorescreeknps
Email: Matthew_Woods@nps.gov
Mountains To Sea Trail

Mountains To Sea Trail

The MST traverses Pender County, through the Holly Shelter Game Lands, winding through neighborhoods in Surf City and along the shoreline into Onslow County’s North Topsail Beach. Segment 14, Land of History, begins at Singletary Lake State Park in Bladen County and ends at Holly Shelter Gamelands.  It features Pender County attractions like Moores Creek National Battlefield, Historic Downtown Burgaw, the Canetuck Community Center, site of one of the last standing Rosenwald Schools for African Americans and more.  Segment 14 can be found at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/.  Segment 15 picks up in the Holly Shelter Gamelands and ends in Onslow County.  This Segment features the vast ecosystems of the Holly Shelter Game Lands and showcases Topsail Island, the Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center and the historical towers from NASA project Bumblebee.  Information on Segment 15 can be found at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/15/. For more info please visit the MST website listed below.

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Pender County
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (919) 825-0297
Website: mountainstoseatrail.org
www.facebook.com/Mountains-to-Sea-Trail
Murray Blueberry Farm

Murray Blueberry Farm

Operated by Ivanhoe Blueberry Farms. We have pre picked and packed blueberries in 5 lbs, 10 lbs or flats., Cakes, jam, and pies prepared for selling as well.  Please call us for more information.

Blueberry Farms, Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, ,

180 Murray-Turner Farm Rd
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 259-4285
Website:
Email: ivanhoefarms@intrstar.net
NC Birding Trail

NC Birding Trail

The NC Birding Trail emphasizes the importance and conservation of birds that are native to NC.   In Pender County, you will see Birds and Waterfowl that are native to Coastal NC, specifically those who are found in Pine/Hardwood Forrests, Floodplain Forests, Longleaf Pine Forests, Savanna and Wetlands.  For more information be sure to visit the website.  Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/ at the Holly Shelter Boating Access.

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7271 Shaw Hwy
Pender County, NC 28445
Phone: (919) 604-5183
Website: www.ncbirdingtrail.org
www.facebook.com/NCBirdingTrail
Email:  info@ncbirdingtrail.org
Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area

Nelva R. Albury Recreation Area

Located across the street from one of our public beach access and adjacent to one of our public restroom facilities, the park is sure to be a family hit. In addition to the Pirate Ship modular play system, there are single swings and a mommy and me swing.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Children's Activities, ,

101 Broadway St.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
www.facebook.com/surfcitync
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Newberry's Blueberries

Newberry's Blueberries

Newberry's Blueberries is a family farm where we plant, prune, pick, pack, nurture, eat and LOVE our blueberries! We grow delicious Southern highbush varieties that are in season from the end of May through June. We use NO pesticides. You can order by the pound to freeze and eat year-round!

Blueberry Farms, Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, ,

5387 NC Hwy 53 E
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 262-4124
Website: facebook.com/NewberrysBlueberries
Email: blueberryburgaw@aol.com
Ohana Paddle Sports

Ohana Paddle Sports

At Ohana Paddle Sports, we take care to provide our customers with high-quality services personalized for their unique needs. We offer paddleboard rentals for any environment; the ocean, sound, river, racing, and downwind. We offer private or group paddleboard lessons for flat water or surf. Our instructors are WPA (World Paddle Association) Certified and have years of experience. We also offer SUP Yoga on the paddleboards and race/paddle clinics.

Beach, Get Outdoors, , ,


Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 297-4705
Website: facebook.com/ohanapaddlesports
Email: ohanapaddlesports@yahoo.com
Old River Farms

Old River Farms

Old River Farms is a fully functional working farm, with our Garden Center open 5 days a week (closed Sunday and Monday) to the general public. We offer educational field trips, which are tailored to meet the NC Common Core and Essential Standards. Our focus is to provide our community with the highest-quality vegetable and bedding plants, while also educating our visitors on the benefits of growing their own food.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, , ,

8711 Old River Rd.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 620-6351 or (910) 616-5884
Website: www.oldriverfarmsnc.com
www.facebook.com/Old-River-Farms
Email: oldriverfarmsnc@gmail.com
Olde Point Country Club

Olde Point Country Club

Matured 18-hole championship course featuring woodlands, scenic lakes, 419 Bermuda fairways, strategic greenside and fairways, bunkers, and large bentgrass greens. Championship (6913 yards, 73.1 rating, 130 slope) Back (70.4 rating, 123 slope) Middle (6008 yards, 69.3 rating, 120 slope) Forward (5133 yards, 69.8 rating, 118 slope) 18 holes, par 72. On-site clubhouse, restaurant/lounge, pro shop, and rentals.

Golf, Get Outdoors, , ,

513 Country Club Dr.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-2403
Website: www.oldepointgolf.com
facebook.com/OldePointGolfAndCountryClub
Email: info@oldepointgolf.com
Onshore Surf Shop

Onshore Surf Shop

Have a passion for life on the water? So do we. As Surf City's oldest surf shop, we've seen it all, sold it all, and done it all. That's why locals and visitors alike have made us their go-to spot for all things fun on Topsail Island since 1997. With boards for sale, bikes for rent, skate gear in stock, lessons, and more, we'll get you set up for a day in the sun, no problem. The only thing more extensive than our inventory? Our expertise. Our staff is made up of seasoned surfers who can answer any question. So come in, hang out, and let's talk surfing.

Shopping, Get Outdoors, Beach, ,

405 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-2232
Website: www.onshoresurfshop.com
www.facebook.com/OnShoreSurfShop
Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail

Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail

Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail is a 2.2 mile loop of asphalt and concrete walking trails in and around the central portion of the town limits. The trail follows the Osgood Canal through town and offers walks through wooded areas along the canal, through urban areas in the downtown, connects to the schools located in town and offers the convenience of both passive parks and playground parks along the way. The trail is a great benefit to the health and well-being of those who take advantage of all it has to offer. There are several streets and areas throughout town that access the trail. Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, , , ,

Central portion of the town limits.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Patio Playground

Patio Playground

We are the only Putt-Putt on the island. Family-friendly for all ages. Original 1955 retro putt-putt. We have ice cream, bike rentals and an air-conditioned arcade. DJ on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday nights plays oldies and break out your dancing shoes for Friday night DJ Dance Party and golf!

Beach, Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, Golf,

807 S Anderson Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 616-2814
Website:
facebook.com/Patio-Playground-the-Putt-Putt
Email: bimiii@aol.com
Penderlea Homestead Museum

Penderlea Homestead Museum

The Penderlea Homestead Museum is housed in one of the first homesteads built-in 1936 by the Department of the Interior on Penderlea Homestead Farms, a resettlement community in Pender County developed under Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. Museum sponsored efforts resulted in the listing of Penderlea Homestead Historic District on the National Register of Historic Places 9-27-13. This is a large rural historic district of farms, dwellings, and a school on approximately 4,250 acres.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, History and Culture, ,

284 Garden Rd.
Willard, NC 28478
Phone: (910) 604-1616
Website: penderleahomesteadmuseum.org
facebook.com/Penderlea-Homestead-Museum
Email: info@penderleahomesteadmuseum.org
Penderosa Rescue and Sanctuary

Penderosa Rescue and Sanctuary

We are a non-profit farm dedicated to helping animals, especially horses, that are in need.  On the grounds we also host events with a small rental unit available for overnight stays.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, Special Occasions, ,

256 Lamb Rd.
Willard, NC 28478
Phone: (910) 279-1668
Website: penderosarescueandsanctuary.com
www.facebook.com/penderosarescue
Email:
penderosarescueandsanctuary@gmail.com
Perryman Farm and Seafood

Perryman Farm and Seafood

Perryman Farm and Seafood is a small urban farm with a variety of goods and services to offer. Dairy products, goat cheese, eggs, fresh sustainable meats and locally harvested seafood, seasonal produce, local honey. We also do private events.  With a humble dairy and seafood operation, we provide fresh and local products as well as interactive and educational experiences for our community.

AgriTourism, Seafood Markets, Get Outdoors, ,

115 Crystal Ct.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-3036
Website: facebook.com/perrymanfarmandsea
Email: perrymanfarmandsea@gmail.com
Puddle Jumpers Nature Pre-School and Day Camp

Puddle Jumpers Nature Pre-School and Day Camp

Puddle Jumpers Nature Preschool offers nature-based, hands-on learning which fosters discoveries that integrate Science, Math, Literacy, and the Arts.  Do you Need a few hours for errands, appointments, lunch with friends, or just need a little break? Avoid all the illness & germs at indoor drop-in childcare options! Come Play in the Fresh Air & Sunshine in the Great Outdoors!

Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, , ,

15670 Hwy 17
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 231-6775
Website: puddlejumpersnaturepreschool.com
facebook.com/puddlejumpersnaturepreschool
Email:
puddlejumpersnaturepreschool@gmail.com
Rotary Park

Rotary Park

Rotary Park includes play equipment for all ages including a tot lot, play structure for older children and swings. There is also a pavilion with restrooms and picnic tables. The pavilion at this park cannot be reserved and is on a first come, first served basis. Rotary Park is nestled among large shade trees with plenty of grassy areas for children to run and play. Rotary Park is located on Industrial Drive between the Burgaw Middle School and Cape Fear Community College and is just off the Osgood Canal Greenway and Urban Trail.  Featured on the MST, Seg. #14 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/14/

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

102 Industrial Dr.
Burgaw, NC 28426
Phone: (910) 300-6401
Website: burgawnc.gov/322/Town-Parks
Email: recreation@burgawnc.gov
Sears Landing Grill and Boat Dock

Sears Landing Grill and Boat Dock

Drive on up to the Sears Landing boat dock to have a great meal or a tasty drink.  In addition to on-site dining they offer boat side take out.  Looking for a port for the night or longer, slips are available for small pleasure craft to fishing boats and luxury yachts although availability is determined by the time of year.  So after a long fun day on the water come on up and join us.

Get Outdoors, , , ,

806 Roland Ave
Surf City, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 328-1312
Website: searslanding.com
facebook/Sears-Landing-Grill-and-Boat-Docks
Shaken Creek Farms

Shaken Creek Farms

A local family blueberry farm with the harvest season usually stating in early May and continuing through the first week in July.  We also have fresh harvested honey.  Mark your calendar and come early and often.  The drive out via Shaw Hwy and Old Maple Hill Road is as senic as you'll find in Eastern NC.

AgriTourism, Get Outdoors, Blueberry Farms, ,

7429 Old Maple Hill Rd.
Burgaw, NC 28425
Phone: (910) 540-4611
Website: www.shakencreekfarms.com
www.facebook.com/shakencreekfarms
Email: shakencreekfarms@gmail.com
Shingleton Farms Equestrian Resort

Shingleton Farms Equestrian Resort

Located approximately 15 miles north of Wilmington, NC on 411 acres, Shingleton Farms is a full-service Equestrian Resort. We offer a fully equipped barn with 40 spacious stalls, 150' x 300' lighted arena, round-pens, miles of beautiful pristine trails, camping, bathhouse, shaded picnic area Trail/Day passes and much more. Our staff members are true experts in their field, offering an exceptional level of knowledge and experience that we here at Shingleton Farms are very proud of.

Get Outdoors, AgriTourism, Children's Activities, ,

904 Saps Rd.
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 619-7104
Website: www.shingletonfarms.com
www.facebook.com/shingleton.farms
Email: farnell@shingletonfarms.com
Shipwreck Point Golf

Shipwreck Point Golf

Tourists & locals alike are invited to come out for a game of mini-golf, and some pirate fun - Topsail style!

Beach, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, Golf,

107 Charlie Medlin Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 329-4653
Website:
facebook.com/ShipwreckPointMiniatureGolf
Soundside Park

Soundside Park

A beautiful location for family fun. Located along the Intracoastal Waterway, this park has a boardwalk, playground, picnic shelters, fishing pier, amphitheater and a public boat access. The town of Surf City host many events throughout the year in the park including concerts and movies from Memorial Day to Labor Day. It is a scenic location for weddings, birthday parties and other family gatherings. Featured on the MST, Seg. #15 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/15/.

Beach, Children's Activities, Get Outdoors, ,

517 Roland Avenue
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
www.facebook.com/surfcitync
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Spinnaker Surf Shop

Spinnaker Surf Shop

Spinnaker Surf Shop is a local family-owned store established in 1988 located in the heart of Surf City, on Topsail Island where you can rent a surfboard for $20 for 24 hours. The store is less than 100 yards from the ocean's edge where surfers and swimmers are free to swim anywhere except under the fishing pier. As you cross over the bridge onto the island, you can see the Jolly Roger flag flying high above the store during hours of operation. When you've had enough sun on the beach just walk over the dune and chill in the shade of the Arcade at Spinnakers and enjoy pool tables, foosball games, and a large video game selection. Bare feet and sandy suits allowed!

Shopping, Beach, Get Outdoors, ,

111 N. Shore Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-2311
Website: www.facebook.com/spinnies111
Email: spinnakers@embarqmail.com
Surf City Boat Rentals

Surf City Boat Rentals

Always ready to help make your boating experience a great one. We make things simple for you so you are able to enjoy your entire time on the water. We carry life vest for all customers from infant to adult. Bring your coolers with food and drink and experience a day of family fun on the water.  Please apply sunscreen prior to boarding. The driver may not drink alcohol, 0% tolerance. We want everyone to have a safe and fun boating experience.  We have been in the watersports business for 25 years and we are looking forward to making it a great experience for you and your family.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Fishing, ,

805 Roland Ave
Surf City, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 352-2171
Website: surfcityboatrentals.com
www.facebook.com/Surf-City-Boat-Rentals
Email: surfcityboatrental@gmail.com
Surf City Community Center

Surf City Community Center

Facility includes tennis courts, a gymnasium, an exercise room, locker rooms/showers, classrooms, and a playground. A variety of classes are offered throughout the year, including fitness, wellness, dance, art, cards and Cape Fear Community College Continuing Education classes. A variety of year-round athletic programs and leagues are also offered for adults and youths. Featured on the MST, Seg. #15 located at mountainstoseatrail.org/segment/15/.

Beach, Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, ,

201 Community Center Drive
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-4887
Website: surfcitync.gov
www.facebook.com/surfcitync
Email: parksandrec@townofsurfcity.com
Surf City Farm

Surf City Farm

Surf City Farm is a 10.5 acre farm, nestled in the peaceful woodlands of Surf City N.C. A seaside paradise on the mainland to Topsail Island. Our goal is to offer fresh-picked and locally grown N.C  produce to local residents and businesses.  Keep track of our progress by visiting our webpage or Facebook.

AgriTourism, Beach, Get Outdoors, ,

190 Northern Escape Way
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 803-2006
Website: surfcityfarm.com
www.facebook.com/surfcityfarm
Email: surfcityfarm@gmail.com
Surf City Jet Ski Rentals

Surf City Jet Ski Rentals

Surf City Jet Ski Rentals offers jet ski rentals, and guided jet ski tours to folks in Surf City and Topsail Island. We can ensure that your vacation will not be just another trip to the beach, but an exhilarating experience you’re sure to remember! Reserve your day on the water now! Rentals include everything you need including life vest, fuel, and watercraft orientation.  Our new model 4-stroke Yamaha jet skis are meticulously maintained and guaranteed to exceed your expectations.  We have a life vest for all sizes and are cleaned regularly.  For the most comfortable experience, we recommend 1 rider per jet ski.

Get Outdoors, Beach, , ,

512 Roland Ave
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 899-8606
Website: www.surfcityjetskirentals.com
www.facebook.com/surfcityjetskirentals
Email: surfcityjetskirentals@gmail.com
Surf City Ocean Pier

Surf City Ocean Pier

Topsail Island's first fishing pier. Originally built in 1948, it was destroyed by Hurricane Fran in 1996 and totally rebuilt and reopened in August of 1997. We have a large selection of bait and fully stocked tackle shop with rental equipment. We also have a gift shop with souvenirs and T-shirts. For your convenience, we have two large fish cleaning stations and lighting for all night fishing. Our grill is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner serving seafood and American foods. Enjoy our family fun environment with no alcohol.

Fishing, Beach, Get Outdoors, ,

112 South Shore Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 328-3521
Website: www.surfcityoceanpier.com
www.facebook.com/surfcitypier
Email: pier_witch@yahoo.com
Surf City Surf School

Surf City Surf School

The Surf City Surf School is here to serve Topsail Island with professional surf instruction for any age or ability, from toddlers to grandparents! During our daily shred lessons or private lessons, we pride ourselves in safety, ocean knowledge, and, of course, SURFING! Located in the heart of Surf City, we are the only surf school on all of Topsail's 26 miles. Daily Shred lessons:  M-F 9-10:30 am and Noon-1:30pm.  Private lessons by appointment only.  Rentals available day or week.

Beach, Get Outdoors, , ,

106 B. North Topsail Dr.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 616-6318|
Website: www.surfcitysurfschool.com
www.facebook.com/surfcitysurfschoolNC
Email: Surfscitysurfschool@gmail.com
The Skate Barn

The Skate Barn

The Skate Barn in Hampstead, NC is a 6000 square foot, indoor/outdoor paradise for skaters.  We also offer contests, summer camps, beginner clinics, private lessons, park rentals and professional demos at The Skate Barn. Keep up with us on facebook and check out the calendar page on our website to see what events are coming up!

Get Outdoors, Children's Activities, , ,

155 Pansy Lane
Hampstead, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 270-3497
Website: www.theskatebarn.com
www.facebook.com/The.Skate.Barn
Tiki Tours

Tiki Tours

Come aboard the Tiki Queen Paddlewheel or the Tiki Time Pontoon to enjoy a relaxing cruise and see Topsail Island’s Hidden Treasures! Our Tiki Queen Paddleboat is available for Nature/History Tours along the Intracoastal waterway.  We also offering sunset cruises and private cruises.  We have the best shelling cruise on the Island.  Put on your LUAU wear, bring your own drink and snack...and hop on board and enjoy tropical music and Topsail’s famous sunsets. So, sit back, relax and enjoy our beautiful area TIKI STYLE!

Beach, Get Outdoors, Fishing, ,

412 Roland Ave.
Surf City, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 650-3223
Website: www.tikitoursnc.com
www.facebook.com/TikiToursNC
Email: sales@tikitoursnc.com
Topsail Boat Rentals

Topsail Boat Rentals

Topsail Boat Rental LLC is for people who know that a day on the water is nature's best therapy but the hassle of owning a boat is not. We make boating all fun and no fuss. Show up at the dock, take the keys and you're off for a day of fun and memories with your family. You will find the right vessel for your group in our fleet of Triumph boats and pontoon boats.  For a complete relaxing and fun experience, you can hire our Coast Guard licensed captain and learn the waterways, see the sights and learn how to stay safe while enjoying some time on the water.  Come share our passion for the water and spend quality time with your family and friends. You haven't truly seen Topsail until you've seen it from the water.

Get Outdoors, Beach, Fishing, ,

203 N New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 833-2273
Website: www.topsailboatrental.com
www.facebook.com/Topsail-Boat-Rentals
Topsail Island Tours on the Queen Jean

Topsail Island Tours on the Queen Jean

USCG approved deep-sea fishing vessel. Offering half-day fishing trips, kids fishing trips, scenic evening cruises, private fishing charters, and more.

Get Outdoors, Fishing, Beach, ,

Behind the Assembly Building
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 545-7433
Website:
facebook.com/The-Queen-Jean-Fishing-and-Excursion-Boat
Topsail Island Yacht Club

Topsail Island Yacht Club

Located in the heart of Surf City, NC, the Topsail Island Yacht Club offers covered dry slips to protect your boat and reduce maintenance costs. We have a deep water channel adjacent to the Intracoastal Waterway. We have an in-water staging area where your boat will be waiting for you when you arrive. There are outside work racks available for light maintenance or cleaning your boat.  We have a 2400 square foot clubhouse with a 16' x 40' saltwater pool.  The clubhouse features restrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, club office, top floor common area with a catering kitchen, and spacious decks on three sides.  Views from the decks are spectacular!  We are privately owned.  Please be sure to call ahead for availability.

Get Outdoors, Beach, , ,

111 N. New River Dr.
Surf City, NC 28443
Phone: (910) 899-8606
Website: www.topsailislandyachtclub.com
Email:
Tucks Water Shuttle

Tucks Water Shuttle

Topsail Island. Shuttle to and from Lea Island and surrounding sandbars for scenic tours and island hoping. Sunset cruises and private charters available.

Beach, Get Outdoors, Fishing, ,

636 Channel Blvd.
Topsail Beach, NC 28445
Phone: (910) 616-7106
Website: facebook.com/TucksWaterShuttle
Email:
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