Parks & Recreation

High Point City Lake Park

602 W. Main Street (get directions)IMG
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 of operation are based on daylight hours. The park is open daily for boating, fishing, picnicking and playing on the playground, weather permitting.

High Point City Lake Park Map
High Point City Lake Park Fees

The Piedmont's finest family park since 1935, the park features:
2 playgrounds 
Excursion boat
Miniature golf course
Swimming pool with waterslide
10 picnic shelters with grills
Individual picnic tables with grills 
concession/restroom/ticket booth building
Historical buildings (Quaker Friends Meeting House with cemetery, Richard Mendenhall Store)

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 merry go round ride (adults can ride), 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.

IMGThe 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.Go Far City Lake Map

Healthy Places
High Point Parks & Recreation has partnered with Go Far to provide a one mile and 5K walk/run route around the recreation center. You will see a sign like the one to the left at the facility outlining the routes, stretches, and healthy eating tips.

Current Programs

Easter Egg Hunt 2016 - ages 2-10
March 26, 2016
10am-1pm  Hunts for 3 years and under begins at 11am, ages 4-7 begins at 11:45am and ages 8-10 begins at 12:30pm. Attractions include free train and carousel rides, children's games, costumed characters, playground, inflatables, miniature golf and more. Food and beverages for sale. Event will be held rain or shine. Don't forget to bring your Easter basket!


NC Wildlife Loaner Rod Program
City Lake Park participates in the NC Wildlife Loaner Rod program. 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.


High Point Parks & Recreation Department
136 Northpoint Avenue • High Point, NC 27262 • (336) 883-3469 • Fax - (336) 883-8524

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