Lake Reidsville

PROGRAM AND FACILITY UPDATES-See Main Parks and Recreation Page 

630 Water Works Road

(336) 349-4738
Lake Store Hours: Summer 8-5, Winter 8-5

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Handicap accessible fishing pier at Lake Reidsville.

Lake Reidsville is a multipurpose 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 the Superintendent of Parks & Recreation, 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.

2019 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.

Lake Reidsville Dock

Kayak, Paddleboard & Canoe RentalsKayaks and canoes are available at Lake Reidsville.
Lake Reidsville offers single kayaks, tandem kayaks, pedal boats, corcls 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. 

Due to sewer improvements currently going on at the lake, the campground is closed until mid-May of 2021.
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.  
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Campground Map

Campground Rules
NEW Camping Rates
(Effective starting July 1, 2019)


City Resident  $23  $25

Non-Resident   $28  $30

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
Duck Hunting Rules
Duck Hunter Registration Form-Completed for 2018
Duck Hunter's Brochure-Completed for 2018

FishingFishing at Lake
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.

 Rates  Lake Reidsville Pass  Combo Pass
 Resident  $60 No
 Non-Resident  $95 Longer
 Senior Resident*  $10 Available
 Senior Non-Resident*   $65  

*Must provide proof of age (65 years or older).  Proof of disability receives an additional $20 off of all rates except Senior resident.

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  $25  $40
 All Day  $35  $60


Large Shelters #'s 1 & 5

  City Resident  Non-Resident 
Half Day  $45 $60 
 All Day  $75 $90


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

Disc Golf

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.

Adult Fishing Tournament

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. In 2020, the celebration was a fireworks only event starting around 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 3 launched from Jaycee Ballpark Park instead of Lake Reidsville.

Independance Day EventIndepebdance Day BandIndependance Day RideIndependance Day

Kids Fishing Rodeo
Kid's Day Fishing Rodeo
The Rockingham County Bassmasters Fishing Club sponsors this event, in conjunction with the City of Reidsville. 6/1/19

Hiking & Biking Trail 
Lake Reidsville offers nearly three miles of 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.
LINK to Lake Reidsville Trail Brochure

                     Trail 1          Trail 2                 

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