Parks and Recreation

The County does not have a Parks and Recreation Department; however, many organizations within the County provide Parks and Recreation services. 

If you know of an organization that should be listed here, or notice a bad link, e-mail  


Clemmons Educational State Forest
Howell Woods Environmental Learning Center
List of Parks operated by Town of Selma
Town of Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department

Parks and Recreation Departments

Town of Benson Parks and Recreation
Clayton Parks and Recreation
Town of Smithfield Parks and Recreation Department
Town of Selma Parks and Recreation Department: (919) 975-1411
Town of Kenly Recreation Department: (919) 284-9667

Community Athletic Leagues and Associations

Cleveland Athletic Association
Princeton Little League Park
Princeton Pool: 919-936-0124
McGee's Crossroads Athletic Association
Johnston United Soccer Association - JUSA
Wilsons Mills Athletic Association  

Golf Courses and Clubs

The Neuse Golf Club
Pine Hollow Golf Course
Riverwood Golf Club


Paul A. Johnston Auditorium
Neuse Little Theatre, Smithfield


American Jubilee
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission
Bentonville Battlefield
Ava Gardner Museum

Johnston County / Community Organizations

Downtown Smithfield Development Cooperation
Johnston County Arts Council

NC Parks and Recreation Trust Fund






Page last updated:  December 30, 2020