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Parks & Recreation

Lake Reidsville

630 Water Works Road
(336) 349-4738

**Starting March 1st, 2015, Lake Reidsville Store will resume normal business hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lake Reidsville is a variety recreation facility, which is open every day for daily activities year round. Reservations for shelters and the campground can be made by calling the lake at 336-349-4738.

Lake Reidsville is managed by Superintendent of Parks & Recreation Nick Aceves, who supervises both Lake Reidsville and Lake Hunt for the City. This recreation facility boasts a 750-acre lake and park that provides many outdoor activities as well as top-notch facilities available for a variety of events. Swimming, however, is not allowed since Lake Reidsville is a municipal water source.

2015 Lake Reidsville Event Calendar

The facilities on site add to the recreational experience, including boating, fishing, camping, and disc golf: 

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 four hours of rental.  For more information on how to rent them, contact the Lake Reidsville Store at (336) 349-1090. 


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

Campground Map

Camping Rates

          Daily              Monthly
  W&E Full  
City Resident  $10  $12 $250
Non-Resident   $15  $17 $300

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 for more information.

Duck Blind Map
Youth Waterfowl Day


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 are available at the camp store. State regulations apply to daily limits.


Six picnic shelters are located throughout the grounds of Lake Reidsville and can be reserved for family reunions, corporate or other group functions. Also, numerous picnic tables and grills are scattered throughout the park area.

Map of Lake Reidsville Shelters

Small Shelters #'s 2, 3, 4, 6

   City Resident  Non-Resident
Half Day  $15  $30
 All Day  $25  $50


Large Shelters #'s 1 & 5

  City Resident  Non-Resident 
Half Day  $35 $50 
 All Day  $65 $80


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 


Concerts and special events are held throughout the season. The amphitheater is also available for rental. Contact Park staff.


Along with these activities and facilities, Lake Reidsville also offers a full schedule of special events throughout the season.

Fishing Tournaments

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

Upcoming Tournaments:

Night Catfish Tournament August 2014

2014 Fishing Tournament Schedule

2014 Big Lunker Tournament

Big Lunker Tournament Rules

Independence Day Celebration

Each year Lake Reidsville is the site of the local Independence Day Celebration sponsored by the City of Reidsville. The event offers games, food, music and one of the largest firework shows in the area. The cost is $5.00 per car.  The celebration this year will be held on Thursday, July 3, 2014.

Independence Day Celebration 2014 Flyer


Kid's Day Fishing Rodeo

The Rockingham County Bassmasters Fishing Club sponsors this event, in conjunction with the City of Reidsville.  This year's Kid's Day Fishing Rodeo will be held on June 7, 2014 starting at 8:30am.