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City of Southport Parks and Recreation areas are plentiful: Southport Community Building overlooking the Cape Fear River offers brides and grooms the perfect backdrop for gorgeous wedding photos. Fort Johnston Southport Museum and Visitors Center is a great place to begin your adventure into Southport's History and Movie fame. Stretch in a yoga class offered at the Southport Jaycee Building or play a game of basketball in the Southport City Gym. Play tennis, enjoy a relaxing picnic next to an 800 year old Oak Tree in Keziah Park, watch transoceanic ships pass by at Kingsley or Waterfront Park. Stroll a walking trail at Lowe-White Memorial Park or enjoy a concert or arts/craft show in Franklin Square Park. City of Southport Parks & Recreation 910.457-7945.
Alvin C. Caviness Park – Corner of Clarendon & Caswell Avenue, Southport. Basketball Court (1/2 Court), Picnic Shelter, Playground, Stage and Restrooms.
City Gym – Corner of Atlantic Avenue & E. West Street, Southport. Gymnasium, Restrooms.
Fort Johnston Southport Museum and Visitors Center – 203 E. Bay Street, Southport. Open Monday – Friday 8:30am-5pm. Garrison Lawn (Monuments and Special Events), Museum & Visitor Center, Restrooms, Waterfront.
Franklin Square Park – Corner of E. West and N. Howe Streets, Southport. Benches, Gazebo with Stage, Franklin Square Art Gallery (in historic Building behind the park on East West Street), Very Shady.
Jaycee Building – Fodale Avenue, Southport. Meeting Rooms (youth, adult and senior programs), Full Kitchen.
Keziah Park – Corner of West Moore & Lord Streets, Southport. Benches, Gazebo, Indian Trail Tree (Live Oak Tree estimated to be over 800 years old), Picnic Tables, Water View.
Kingsley Street Park – Kingsley Street and River Drive, Southport. Riverfront Observation Deck, Landscaped with benches, Waterfront.
Lowe-White Memorial Park – Corner of Leonard and Willis Drive, Southport. Basketball Court (1/2 Court), Walking Trail with Observation Deck, Picnic Area, Playground, Restrooms, Tennis Courts.
Riverwalk – 6/10 mile walkway extending 101 E. Bay Street to 606 E. West Street, Southport. Benches, Riverfront Observation Decks & Walkways, Waterfront.
Southport Community Building -223 E. Bay Street, Southport. Riverfront Observation Deck, Meeting Room with warming kitchen, Tennis Court, Waterfront.
Waterfront Park – 101 E. Bay Street, Southport. Bench Swings, Fishing Pier, Picnic Shelters, Water Fountain, River Beach Access, Walkways, Waterfront.