Get Out On The Water – Lake Life
Get Out On The Water
Greensboro and the surrounding area has plenty of lakes for your Summer fun! From boating to kayaking, Greensboro’s area lakes are always a treat. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets, trail hiking around the lakes, and much more!
It is the smallest of the city lakes, yet offers some of the best fishing in the area. Fishing is allowed from a boat or from the pier. Kayaking, stand-up paddling boarding (SUP) and canoeing are allowed on Lake Higgins. A launch ramp is open for launching private boats. Rowboats, kayaks, and canoes are available for daily rentals.
Fishing is allowed from the pier or from a boat. No bank fishing is allowed. Fishing is most successful for largemouth bass, crappie, and catfish. Kayaking, stand-up paddling boarding, and canoeing are allowed, plus there is a launch ramp that is open for private boats. Privately owned canoes and kayaks may be launched year-round. Kayaks, paddleboards, and canoes are available to the public for in-season daily rental.
Lake Townsend is the largest of Greensboro’s municipal reservoirs. The lake is 1,542 acres and is adjacent to the Bryan Park Complex and Golf Course off Highway 29 North. A large boat ramp is available for private boat launching, with another launch ramp for small sailboats. Kayaks and rowboats are available to rent. Sailboats can be rented with previous sailing experience. Popular fish include largemouth bass, hybrid bass, striped bass, catfish, and crappie.
Lake Jeanette covers approximately 270 acres with a shoreline of 5 miles and is 60 feet deep in some locations. There is a 50 foot buffer around the perimeter of the Lake known as the Buffer Zone. This buffer is to remain natural and unimproved and is regulated by City, County, State and Federal ordinances and laws relating to Riparian Buffers. Lake Jeanette has an earthen dam and spillway and waters from the lake flow over the spillway into Lake Townsend (City drinking water supply).
Carolina Marina at Belews Lake
Carolina Marina is dedicated to the enjoyment of the boating and recreational experience and has been serving the Carolinas since 1973. At the heart of our success lies a total commitment to providing quality products and premium service at reasonable prices. We offer the best in marine products and services, wide-lane boat launch ramps, boat and RV storage, wet slips, lakefront and lake view villas, and so much more.
Oak Hollow Lake
Not only is Oak Hollow Lake and Marina ADA accessible, but it is also the perfect get away for making memories as they feature boating, fishing, and sailing activities. Having fun is easy when everything is provided for you such as, but not limited to, boat launch ramps, boat storage, and a variety of water rentals.