Salem Lake Trail Information

Salem Lake Trail encircles Salem Lake in Salem Lake Park. The trail is one of the most popular outings for exercise in the area, and you can see equestrians along with runners, walkers and bikers. 

Trail information:

  • Connections: Salem Lake Road, Linville Road, Salem Creek Greenway
  • Length: 7 miles
  • Restrooms: Salem Lake Road (marina office and near playground/picnic area) and Linville Road
  • Trail Surface: 8 feet some paved, mostly dirt path

Locations & Phone Numbers

Main and Point parking lots, playground, picnic areas and marina office:
815 Salem Lake Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27107
Map and Directions
Linville Road Parking Area Map

Program the Salem Lake Marina number into your phone at 336-650-7677. Trail users may call or check in at the marina office to get trail information such as storm damage/cleanup, trail maintenance or water over the dam.

For Your Consideration

  • The mile markers on Salem Lake Trail go counterclockwise starting at the Point parking lot, located near the playground and picnic areas
  • Water fountains at the Point parking lot and Linville Road operate from April to October, the marina water fountain operates year-round
  • Closing times will vary throughout the year

For Your Safety - Handling Trail Accidents

  • Minor accidents: Call the marina office at 336-650-7677 instead of dialing 911. Lake Staff will be more than happy to assist you.
  • Serious accidents and emergencies: Call 911 first. Afterward, please call the marina office at 336-650-7677 to give them your location.

Salem Lake Trail Map

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