Fee & Operating Schedule

salem lake photos

Salem Lake Road is open for visitors to visit the park and use the trail,
fish from the bank and launch their kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards!

For information about Salem Lake, please call 336-480-6147.

Starting October 3, Salem Lake's hours of operations will be Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 6:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Salem Lake Hours for August 25 - October 2
*Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
*Saturday - Sunday: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Salem Lake Fee Schedule

Adult Fishing Fee

Boat Rentals
Note: Canoe rentals have ended for the season. 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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