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Lake Reidsville offers the best in outdoor recreation. Kayaking, fishing, skiing, boating, disc golf, and paddleboats are just few of the activities available that make it the perfect choice for a recreational getaway.


Boasting over 750 acres and a pristine lake, the park also provides top-notch facilities for events such as weddings, reunions, and birthday parties. Additional amenities include basketball courts, a playground, soccer fields and several picnic shelters to hold both small and large crowds.


Can't get enough and want to stay for the weekend? No problem, Lake Reidsville is open year round and offers camping options for tents, pop-ups, and small to large RVs.


630 Water Works Road

Reidsville, NC 27320


(336) 349-4738

Lake Store Hours: Summer 8-5, Winter 8-2


Boating & Skiing

Visitors can bring their boat, canoe or kayak to enjoy a day on the lake, including the many coves and fishing holes throughout. Skiing can be done in designated areas.


Kayak & Canoe Rentals

Lake Reidsville offers single kayaks, tandem kayaks, and canoes for rent from the months of April 1st through October 31st.  The cost is $10.00 per two hours of rental.  For more information on how to rent them, contact the Lake Reidsville Store at (336) 349-4738.


Disc Golf

Since June of 2007, Lake Reidsville has been home to Rockingham County's first disc golf course, Lake's Edge. Based on traditional golf, disc golf is a fast-growing sport where players throw a flying disc into a metal basket with chains hanging over it. The Lake's Edge course is geared for both family and professional play. Designed by Innova, the  "Nike" of Disc Golf, the course begins near the Camp Store. The course is listed on the Disc Golf Directory on

Hiking & Biking Trail

Lake Reidsville offers a nearly 3 miles of unpaved hiking and biking trails that provide an opportunity to commune with nature and see the beauty of everything that surround you. The trails give biking enthusiasts a good workout, and hikers get a change of pace from other City greenways. These trails are also part of phase one of the Lake Reidsville trails system with more to come.



Lake Reidsville campground features 46 wooded sites with water and electricity and 28 full hook-up sites. There are hot water shower facilities and restrooms, fishing piers, nature trails and a bird watching trail to enjoy. Boat storage is also available. Call 336-349-4738 to make reservations.


Duck Hunting

Lake Reidsville offers duck hunting from 17 different blinds.  Reservations are required at $12 for city residents and $24 for non-city residents.  Contact the Lake Office at (336) 349-4738 for more information.



The lake is renowned for its big bass, crappie, bream and other fish. Visitors can fish from their boats, docks and designated bank areas. A North Carolina fishing license is required and is available at the camp store. State regulations apply to daily limits.

Fishing Tournaments

Fishing tournaments are typically held at least once a month during season for area fishermen. These weekend tournaments include either team or one-person bass fishing or night catfish fishing.


Lake Reidsville also offers a full schedule of concerts and special events throughout the season. The amphitheater is also available for rental. Contact the Lake Office at (336) 349-4738 for reservation details.


Bird Watching

Lake Reidsville is located on the North Carolina Birding Trail. A variety of birds can be seen, including Goldfinches, Prairie Wobbles, Yellow Breasted Chat, Indigo Bunting, wintering waterfowl, Red Tail Hawks and Great Blue Herons, just to name a few.


Six picnic shelters are located throughout the grounds of Lake Reidsville and can be reserved for family reunions, corporate retreats, or other group functions. Picnic tables and grills are scattered throughout the park area and are perfect for smaller groups or individual picnics..


It may be tempting, especially in summer, to just jump in and enjoy the water, but Lake Reidsville also serves as the City's water source.  Therefore, swimming is not allowed.

When at Lake Reidsville, safety is always a top concern.  Be sure to follow the rules, be aware of your surroundings and stay hydrated.  When choosing to hike or bike the trails remember to:

  • Start small, choose the right trail for your fitness level and pace yourself.

  • Pack the essentials - water, snacks, sunscreen, bug spray, navigation tools, etc.

  • Wear the right shoes and socks and dress appropriately for the season.

  • Tell someone where you will be, or better yet, never hike/bike alone.  Take a friend and enjoy the trail!

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