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April Hours of Operation
7 am to 8 pm

Higgins closed Mondays    •     Brandt closed Tuesdays     •     Townsend closed Wednesdays

The City of Greensboro provides a variety of recreational activities for the public at our three water supply reservoirs. Lake Brandt, Lake Higgins and Lake Townsend offer many traditional outdoor activities. For anglers, the lakes are stocked with largemouth bass, Bodie bass (hybrid), crappie, catfish and sunfish. Rowboats are available on a rental basis for year-round enjoyment. Kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards (SUP) and sailboats can be rented seasonally. We offer annual permits, as well as fishing and hunting licenses at each lake. Check out our Events and Programs Calendar to see what's happening around the lakes.

Lake Higgins
4235 Hamburg Mill Rd.
Summerfield, NC 27358 
Directions / Hours
Phone: 336-373-3739
Fax: 336-643-1378
Prices & Fees
Lake Brandt 
5945 Lake Brandt Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27455 
Directions / Hours
Phone: 336-373-3741
Fax: 336-282-7354 
Prices & Fees
Lake Townsend
6332 Townsend Rd.
Brown Summit, NC 27214 
Directions / Hours
Phone: 336-373-3694
Fax: 336-373-3696
Prices & Fees

Features

• Fishing

• Trout Pond (Nov-March) 

• Private Boat Launch Ramp

• Rowboat, Kayak& Canoe Rentals  

• Private SUP Launches

• Picnic Tables & Shelter

• Indoor & Outdoor Classroom

• Hiking & Mountain Biking Trails

• Kayak/Canoe Storage

Features
Fishing
• 3 Private Boat Launch Ramps
• Rowboat, Kayak, SUP & Canoe Rentals
• Private SUP Launches
• Picnic Tables & Shelter
• Outdoor Classroom
Hiking & Mountain Biking Trails
• Kayak/Canoe Storage

• Water Trail

Features
Fishing
• Kayak, Rowboat Rentals
• Private SUP Launches
• Private Boat Launch Ramp
• Picnic Tables
• Indoor Classroom
Sailing
• Dry Dock Storage
• Proximity to Bryan Park

higgins dock

lake brandt sunrise

aerial townsend

Tell Us What You Think About the Lakes
As part of the Parks and Recreation Department's ongoing efforts to gauge resident feedback, we are conducting a survey to gauge your opinion of facility conditions. Please take a moment to participate in this brief survey to help us be able to better serve you.

Last updated: 4/4/2016 8:01:43 AM