Benson Community Swimming Pool
The Benson Community Swimming Pool, located in Benson, NC, is a swimming facility that offers aquatics programs, lap swimming, free swim, and swimming lessons. It hosts swim teams, schedules swim times and offers special programming. The swimming pool also provides changing rooms and other amenities.
Benson Mule Days
A tradition that began in 1949 to celebrate and foster community spirit by incorporating the town’s main draft animal- the mule. Rodeos, mule competitions, arts and crafts, food vendors, dances, carnival rides, camping, parades, Bluegrass shows, and musical concerts draw nearly 30,000 fans over the course of 4 days, making Benson Mule Days one of the largest annual festivals in North Carolina.
Benson Singing Grove
A 2-acre park located in Downtown Benson that is home to the annual Benson Mule Days activities, the State Singing
Convention, and a gospel singing competition. Throughout the year the Singing Grove is the host venue for Movie Nights and Summer Concerts.
Farmhouse Vintage Treasures
Thrift store offering antiques, vintage, collectibles, and handmade crafts.
Galot Motorsports Park
Formerly known as Dunn-Benson Dragstrip, now under new ownership, the strip has seen a complete makeover. Stop in to smell the burning rubber and get in on all the action.
The Pack House
The Pack House has antique items, home décor, patio furniture, children’s clothing, and toys, to name a few. We also feature the Southern-inspired Bath and Body line and handmade aprons by Stitched With Love. Drop in anytime for seasonal home décor items like wreaths, candles, and craft signs.
Tucker Lake Recreation
Tucker Lake is a 30-acre lake fed by clear, spring water with white sand beaches. Whether you want to relax on the beach, float in the water, take a plunge from the 167 ft. waterslide, picnic/grill, or play volleyball, Tucker Lake is the place to be for your summer entertainment.