Bass Lake Park

Relax, unwind and have fun at Bass Lake Park where you’ll find many opportunities to connect with nature

Explore Our Park – Bass Lake Park is home to many species of native plants and animals which can be viewed along our beautiful nature trails

  • The park partners with the NC Community Fishing Lake Program to stock our 54-acre lake with catfish, but fisherman will also find plenty of bass, bream, crappie 
  • No pole, no problem! Borrow a pole trough the free Tackle Loaner Program
  • Park visitors are able to rent canoes, jonboats and Gheenoe boats with trolling motors daily Memorial Day through Labor Day and on weekends in the Spring and Fall
  • Personal watercraft/boats of any kind are not allowed on Bass Lake
  • Trails are open year-round for hiking and bicycle riding, Click here for a map of the park 
  • Bass Lake Park is open seven-days a week 8am – Sunset year-round, the park is closed Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day

Our Facility Includes:

  • The Conference Center: A conference room and deck overlooking the water of Bass Lake.  With a unique beach-house feel, this is a fantastic facility to rent for parties, conferences, wedding and more
  • Nature Center: A North Carolina Environmental Education Center offers native animal exhibits, a reference library and a friendly knowledgeable staff
  • Picnic Shelter: A secluded picnic shelter with two stationary charcoal grills and restrooms is available on park property a short drive from the main facility
  • Greenway Trails: A greenway trail runs along the lake and connects to other greenways within the Town

We ask that you….

  • Leave no trace.  Please pick up litter
  • Feeding, removing or dropping off of wildlife is strictly prohibited
  • Remember, we accept credit/debit cards with a $1.00 minimum charge and cash payments for concessions and boat rentals
  • Keep your pets on a leash at all times
  • Finish your outing before the park closes at sundown


900 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC 27540

(919) 557-2496

Open 8am – Sunset year-round