Annual Stoney Point Trail of Terror in Fayetteville, NC Benefits Fire Department

Source: Stoney Point Trail of Terror, Fayetteville, NC
Source: Stoney Point Trail of Terror, Fayetteville, NC

There’s something unique about the organizers of the 17th-annual Stoney Point Trail of Terror in Fayetteville, North Carolina. It’s apparent from their website: After undead, the “fd” stands for Fire Department, and this trail is put on each year by the men and women of Stoney Point Fire Department.

The Trail of Terror begins at Stoney Point Fire Department Station 13, 7221 Stoney Point Road, Fayetteville, NC (Cumberland County). Opening weekend was September 27-28, 2019, with upcoming scheduled dates:

  • October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, 30, 2019
  • Halloween Night! October 31, 2019
  • November 1-2, 2019

The trail opens at 8pm. Tickets ($15) may be purchased at the trail. No online ticket sales, so arrive early (ticket sales begin at 7:30pm). Ticket sales end at 10pm on weekdays and 11pm on weekends. Attraction hours may vary by attendance or be affected by weather.

Zombie Rampage. Source: Stoney Point Fire Department
Zombie Rampage. Source: Stoney Point Fire Department

In addition to the Trail of Terror, tickets are available for the Zombie Rampage — a live action paintball zombie zone. In this area, ticket-holders ($5) are able to shoot paintballs at actors dressed as zombies from a platform with mounted paintball guns.

For children, a Trail of Candy will take place on one date, Saturday, October 26, 2019, noon-2pm. The cost is $5 per child. There will also be a costume contest for the little ones.

The opening weekend, September 27-28, 2019, was “Public Service Appreciation Weekend” with a discount on Trail of Terror admission with valid ID for: Law Enforcement, Fire Department, EMS, military personnel, and teachers and their immediate families.

Live music is offered for those waiting to enter the trail. Genre varies by date and a variety of local bands participate.

Concessions will be on sale near the Fire Department.

Trail of Candy. Source: Stoney Point Fire Department
Trail of Candy. Source: Stoney Point Fire Department

The Stoney Point Trail of Terror, which is the Stoney Point FD’s big annual fundraiser, is run entirely by the volunteer firefighters, their spouses, high school students, and members of the community. All proceeds go to the fire department (nonprofit) which uses funds for equipment and continuing education for their fire fighters. Previous purchases have included computers for the trucks, air packs, turn-out gear, boots, helmets, training, and more.

Follow Stoney Point Trail of Terror on Facebook at

Year-round Fire Department updates may be followed on Facebook here.

Be sure to read the rules before you go to ensure the best experience, and peruse the age limits and other recommendations.


Source: Cynthia Buie, Stoney Point FD

Ed. Note: Article originally published September 13, 2019. Updated October 2, 2019.

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