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Douglas Byrd is a rural neighborhood situated north of Boone Trail and east of Roxie Avenue in Fayetteville, North Carolina. The neighborhood consists mainly of small ranch-style, single-family homes – many located along Boone Trail. Douglas Byrd is located less than four miles southwest of Downtown Fayetteville in the 28306 zip code area of Cumberland County.
When many locals of Fayetteville hear “Douglas Byrd,” they tend to vision the Douglas Byrd High School, which is located on Ireland Drive just northwest of the heart of the Douglas Byrd neighborhood. Other schools in the vicinity of Douglas Byrd include Mary McArthur Elementary on Village Drive and Douglas Byrd Middle, also on Ireland Drive. Residents of Douglas Byrd are only minutes from the Bordeaux Public Library on Village Drive near the elementary school.
Less than a mile north of Douglas Byrd are Cape Fear Valley Health System and Hospital. This area around the hospital also contains pockets of shopping venues, including the Bordeaux Shopping Center. Residents of Douglas Byrd have close proximity to many dining options near the hospital, especially along Owen Drive to the east.
With Downtown Fayetteville only minutes away, residents enjoy the many offerings located in the Historical District. Popular museums include the Airborne & Special Ops Museum and the Fascinate-U Children’s Museum. Everyone is fond of Festival Park and Festival Park Plaza. The park offers over 14 acres with about four acres designated as an entertainment complex. This is also the location of the annual Fayetteville Dogwood Festival.
A popular family area here is Cape Fear Botanical Gardens, about five miles northeast of the neighborhood. The Gardens include more than 2,000 plant varieties and offers specialty gardens. Dog owners enjoy Riverside Dog Park bordering the Gardens to the north. The dog park offers separated areas for small and large dogs every day.