602 W. Main Street (get directions)
Jamestown, NC 27282
Marina - (336) 883-3498
Pool - (336) 883-3501
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From time to time this facility will be closed due to weather, maintenance, or private events. Other events and programs may be changed or cancelled. Please click on the "Closings, Cancellations & Changes" tab on the left of this page for more information.
Hours of operation: Hours will be 8:00am-5:00pm daily through March 9. Beginning March 10 hours will be 8:00am-7:00pm.
The Piedmont's finest family park since 1935, High Point City Lake Park is located at 602 W. Main Street in Jamestown. The park features 2 playgrounds, a Merry-go-round, miniature train, excursion boat, miniature golf course, swimming pool, waterslide, gym, amphitheater, field stage, 10 picnic shelters, individual tables, grills, concession/restroom/ticket booth building, Historical buildings (Quaker Friends Meeting House with cemetery, Richard Mendenhall Store), maintenance complex, a Marina and Camp Ann.
There are 10 picnic shelters located throughout the park ranging in capacity from 40 to over 500 people. The shelter fees vary according to shelter size and amount of time rented. There are free standing picnic tables and grills located in the main part of the park available on a first come basis.
For your family enjoyment, the park offers a miniature train ride, a merry go round ride (adults can ride both), and a 30 passenger excursion boat ride. The park also has an 18 hole miniature gold course for challenging fun time. Tickets are sold at the park concession stand.
The park offers 2 handicapped accessible playgrounds. The main playground boasts one of the largest and longest play pieces in the state. A new smaller playground is located in the Camp Ann picnic area.
High Point City Lake Park is a 340 acre lake used for drinking water and for recreation.
Bank and boat fishing are allowed with proper permits and licenses. The park's marina rents fishing boats year round and seasonally rents its canoe and pedal boats. Private boats (certain restrictions apply) may launch at the marina ramp.
The park is home to one of the largest public swimming pools in the Southeast. There is a large shallow wading pool for small children located next to the main pool. The park also has two exciting waterslides that were completed in 2004. The waterslides are part of the pool complex.
The gymnasium is available for rent year round. The gym is suitable for most types of large group events. Advance reservations must be made for its use.
The field stage is 20' X 50' and is used for special events and is available by special reservation only. The stage is equipped with power hookups adequate for most events.
The park has two concession/ticket stands. One is located in the main part of the park and the other at the pool complex. Drinks, snacks, packaged food, etc. are available at both locations.
|Day in the Park
September 20, 2014
11a.m.-5p.m. Sponsored by the High Point Area Arts Council and their partners in cooperation with High Point Parks & Recreation. For more information contact The High Point Area Arts Council at www.highpointarts.org or 889-2787.
|Fall Leaves Tour
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
October 24, 2014
October 25, 2014
October 26, 2014
October 31, 2014
November 1, 2014
November 2, 2014
November 8, 2014
November 9, 2014
Fridays - 1p.m. & 2p.m.; Saturdays & Sundays - 12p.m., 1p.m., 2p.m., 3p.m., 4p.m. Fee:$4 per person
Enjoy the fall colors on the scenic City Lake Park Fall Leaf Tour. This guided 45 minute tour takes park visitors around City Lake with many great opportunities to take photographs and learn about the seasonal changes from Piedmont Environmental Center's Naturalist Dick Thomas. Reservations will be taken starting October 13.
|High Point City Lake Ride Operations
Monday-Friday - 10a.m.-4p.m., Saturday - 11a.m.-6p.m.; Sunday - 1-6:30p.m. Weekday operation runs through August 8. Weekend only operations will resume August 9 through October 12.
|High Point City Lake Waterslide
Saturdays & Labor Day - 10a.m.-6p.m., Sundays - 11a.m.-6p.m. Fee:$6.00 per person
The waterslide will be open on weekends only August 16-31, and on Labor Day. Participant must be 42" tall to ride.
|NC Wildlife Loaner Rod Program
City Lake Park participates in the NC Wildlife Loaner Rod program. The program is designed to introduce kids to fishing by allowing them to sign out fishing poles to use free of charge. Please call the Park for more information.
September 6, 2014
September 13, 2014
October 4, 2014
High Point City Lake Park is closed to the public due to rentals.
Hours of operation are based on daylight hours. The park is open daily for boating, fishing, picnicking and playing on the playground, weather permitting.
City Lake Park offers 10 modern shelters able to accommodate from 40 to 600 people. The shelters provide a great place for birthday parties, large family reunions, church and company picnics. We will begin taking 2014 shelter reservations on November 1. The gym is available for groups to rent for special events. The Park Marina has bait for sale, fishing tackle and has pedal boats, canoes, and fishing boats for rent. They also offer a package for a boat and trolling motor rentals. Fishing and hunting licenses are now available for sale. Call the City Lake Park office at 883-3498 for more information.