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Roanoke Rapids Lake -...

This 4,600-acre lake is perfect for an afternoon of kayaking, bird-watching, fishing, or enjoy being outside. With nearly 50 miles of shoreline, you can easily find a great place to relax. The lake is formed due to a hydropower dam.

The Day Use Park offers a 17-acre lakefront area for public swimming (not life-guarded). The park is located at the lake's southwest shore, so upon arrival and looking at the lake, follow the shoreline to the left. It also has walking trails, a beautiful playground, sand volleyball, a nine-hole disc golf course, horseshoe pits, a handicapped accessible fishing pier, picnic shelters, grills, restrooms, and concession facilities. The Roanoke Rapids Lake Park is also the best place to catch a beautiful sunrise or sunset over the water.

The facility is free of charge, but reservations are encouraged for the picnic shelters. Buses have ample parking.

Hours & Seasons
Open March 11 - November 10. Hours: Wed - Sun 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. - after Memorial Day, open every day!
100 Oakwood Avenue , Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870


Children Activities Boat Dock Boat Launch Picnic Area Playground
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