Fee & Operating Schedule

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2015 Spring Hours Of Operation

Operating Hours

Mon. - Fri.

8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Sat. & Sun.

7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

*All activities will end at 7:00 p.m. and gates will lock promptly at 7:30 p.m.  Groups planning to utilize Salem Lake, please contact the lake at (336) 650-7677 prior to your arrival so that we can ensure the best visit for your group as well as other park patrons.*

Salem Lake Fee Schedule

-Canoe Rentals have ended for the year.
-Water Temperatures have fallen below the 65 degree mark.
-Jon Boat rentals will continue for Fishing purposes only.
-Canoe Rentals will return April 2015 after water temperature rises above 65 degrees.

Adult Fishing Fee

Boat Rentals
Note: Canoes are rented in the months of April-October when the water Temperature is above 65 degrees. All boat rentals must have a passenger who is 16 years or older.

Annual Permits

Ages 11 & Under FREE Fishing Boat: $6.00 (plus fishing fee) Fishing: $40.00
Ages 12-15: $2.00 Canoes: $4.00 per hour/2 person max
Launching – Fishing Boat: $50.00

Ages 16 & up $3.50

Sr. Fishing Boat (Ages 60 & up): $20.00

Ages 60 & up *CR: $1.00
Canoe/Kayak: $40.00

*CR-City Resident; NCR-Non-city Resident; FB-Fishing Boat; K/C-Kayak/Canoe

Stand up Paddle Boarding (SUP) is now allowed at Salem Lake. The same rules and regulations apply to SUP as for private kayaks and canoes. A life jacket is required to be with you at all times, and there is still absolutely NO SWIMMING in the lake.


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