Roanoke Rapids Lake - Day Use Park

Roanoke Rapids Lake - Day Use Park


Hours & Seasons

  • Seasons - Spring-Fall
  • Hours - Sunrise to Sunset


  • 100 Oakwood Avenue

    Roanoke Rapids,   NC   27870


This 4,600-acre lake is perfect for an afternoon of kayaking, bird-watching, fishing, or just 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 lifeguarded) and is equipped with restroom and concession facilities, walking trails, a beautiful playground, picnic shelters, sand volleyball, a nine-hole disc golf course, and a handicapped accessible fishing pier. The Roanoke Rapids Lake Park is also the best place to catch a beautiful sunrise or sunset over the water. Use of the facility is free of charge, but reservations are encouraged for the picnic shelters, and buses have ample parking.

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100 Oakwood Avenue
Roanoke Rapids NC 27870


Latitude: 36° 28' 25.6794" / Longitude: -77° 40' 19.1994"

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