Lake Reidsville630 Water Works Road
Lake Store Hours: 8-5
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.
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) 349-4738.
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.
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.
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.
Small Shelters #'s 2, 3, 4, 6
Large Shelters #'s 1 & 5
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 www.PDGA.com.
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 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.
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 2015 celebration was held on Friday, July 3, 2015.
Kid's Day Fishing Rodeo
The Rockingham County Bassmasters Fishing Club sponsors this event, in conjunction with the City of Reidsville.
Kids Fishing Rodeo 2015
Hiking & Biking Trail
Lake Reidsville offers a nearly mile-long hiking and biking trail. This trail, located across the street from the main park entrance, gives bike enthusiasts a good workout, and hikers a change of venue from other City greenways. This trail is also phase one of the Lake Reidsville trails system with more to come.
Lake Reidsville is located on the North Carolina Birding Trail. A variety of birds can be seen there, inclduing Golden Finches, Prairie Wobbles, Yellow Breasted Chat, Indigo Bunting, wintering waterfowl, Red Tail Hawks and Great Blue Herons, just to name a few.