Things To Do and See

What to Do and See




Long known as the Mother County because many other North Carolina Counties were carved out of Bladen County’s original footprint, we have switched the nickname to Mother Nature’s Playground. Why? Because here in Bladen County, you can find an abundance of outdoor experiences.

Jet ski across White Lake in the morning or cruise across Jones Lake in your kayak that afternoon. Test your stamina on the single track at Brown’s Creek Mountain Bike Park and Nature Trail before lunch or hike through miles of trails lined with long leaf pines in the Bladen Lakes State Forest

Challenge your partner to round of disc golf at Tory Hole Park or a serious game of traditional golf at Vineyard Golf Course.

What do you care? You are outside in the beautiful North Carolina weather!



Families playing at Goldston's Beach

Families playing at Goldston’s Beach

Yes, White Lake is open. The Lake itself is a NC State Park and remains open all year round.

Most hotels/motels, campgrounds, cottage/ cabin rentals, and other lodging offer beach and pier access to their guests.

Day use of the beach and lake (public access) takes place at Goldston’s Beach from 8:30AM to 5:30PM daily, seven days a week. The fee is $10 per person and includes parking, beach and pier access and restroom facilities.  No coolers or outside food is permitted. There is a full-serve restaurant, snack shop, Dairy Queen, arcade, and miniature golf available.


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