Xtreme Teen Adventure Week
Premiers at Lake Higgins in July
This summer, Lake Higgins host a week of outdoor adventure activities for teens ages 12-15 from July 10-14. This day camp actively engages teens in kayaking, canoeing, team-building, hiking, survival skills, archery, animal education and more.
Participants also take field trips throughout the week,
with a final trip to Hanging Rock State Park.
The group meets from 7:30 am to 4 pm.
Transportation from downtown Greensboro is provided. Cost: $250.
Go online to register (scroll to bottom of page).
Questions? Call 336-373-7620.
4235 Hamburg Mill Rd.
Summerfield, NC 27358
Hours of Operation*
May to July: 7 am to 8:30 pm
August: 7 am to 8 pm
September: 7 am to 7:30 pm
October: 7 am to 7 pm
November to February: 8 am to 5 pm
March: 7 am to 7 pm
April: 7 am to 8 pm
(Closed every Monday)
Features and Amenities
Lake Higgins is a 226-acre municipal reservoir. The lake was constructed in 1956 and was later named in honor of Vic Higgins, who served on the Greensboro City Council from 1955-1957. Lake Higgins is located on Hamburg Mill Road, off Highway 220 North.
It is the smallest of the three 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 also allowed on Lake Higgins. A launch ramp is open for launching private boats. Rowboats, kayaks, and canoes are available for daily rentals. View activities and fees.
The Taylor Turner Hatchery Pond, established in 1988, is used to nurture catfish and trout in season. The pond can accommodate as many as 6,000 fish at a time. Lake Higgins also has a classroom especially designed for educational programs. View events, classes and programs.
Night Paddles at Lake Higgins
Come out and experience being on the lake after dark. This unique opportunity is offered every second and fourth Wednesday night May through August from 8-10 pm. Bring your own boat or rent one of ours. Costs: private boat $8, solo rental $15, tandem rental $22, and canoe rental $22. Call the lake to reserve your spot. Dates: May 10 and 24, June 14 and 28, July 12 and 26, August 9 and 23
* Lake Higgins is always closed on Mondays and is open at 8 am on Sundays year round. All city lakes will maintain normal operating hours during all holidays with the exception of Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Day; the lakes will be closed those days.